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Suspect sought in PR area home invasion staff

Pasco County deputies are searching for a suspect who fled after a home invasion Wednesday morning in the Port Richey area.

Deputies say Joe Reverdes, 31, was one of four armed suspects who entered a home at 10917 Gawain Road and demanded money and prescription drugs from the victims.

The suspects began to flee when one of them re-entered the home and fired shots in the victims’ direction before they were seen leaving in a silver vehicle, deputies say.

One of the suspects, 33-year-old Steven Reverdes, was shot in the back and was found hiding beneath a car, deputies say.

Michael Reverdes, 31, and Joseph Rich, 23, were each arrested a short time later, deputies say.

All three are in the Land O’ Lakes Detention Center on home invasion robbery charges, Rich also faces charges of attempted murder and marijuana possession.

Anyone with information can contact the Pasco Sheriff’s Office Crime Tips Line at 1 (800) 706-2488 or Tampa Bay CrimeStoppers at (800) 873-TIPS, or submit a tip on the sheriff’s office website.