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Man charged with trying to run over Pasco deputy

A Pasco County man is in custody this morning after he tried to run over a deputy after shooting at his neighbor.

Deputies say Michael William Butlin, 49, fired a gun at his neighbor after an argument Thursday night around 11:30 p.m. n the 7100 block of Colfax in Port RIchey.

Deputies say the neighbor returned fire, but nobody was hurt.

The man fled in his vehicle, and tried to run over a deputy who had pulled him over, deputies say.

After the deputy fired several shots at the vehicle, another deputy pulled the man over near the McDonalds at 11542 U.S. 19 in Port RIchey.

No injuries were reported, deputies say.

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