BROOKSVILLE, FL – On Saturday, April 03, 2021 at 1:50 a.m., Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Opinions Lounge located at 19201 Cortez Boulevard in reference to a shooting. The shooting incident occurred just outside of the establishment between an Opinions Lounge employee and a bar patron.
An investigation revealed during the incident Stanley Matiyosus, 42, shot a 25-year-old Brooksville man. The victim later died at the hospital. The victim’s identity is not being released per Marsy’s Law. A second victim, a 21-year-old female, also sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound during the incident. That victim’s identity is also not being released per Marsy’s Law.
Following questioning, Matiyosus was arrested on a charge of Second-Degree Murder with a Firearm and Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon. He was transported to the Hernando County Detention Center where he’s being held in lieu of a no bond status.