TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a tow truck driver fatally shot a man who tried to get a friend's car after it had been towed.
The Hillsborough County sheriff's office says Glen Rich had been at a nightclub with friends early Sunday when the car was towed to a nearby lot. Friends drove him to the lot to get it at about 5:30 am.
Rich argued with the tow truck driver, Donald Montanez, while getting in the car to drive away. Montanez pulled a .40-caliber pistol and fired into the car from the passenger side, hitting Rich in the chest. He died later at a hospital.
Montanez wasn't arrested at the scene. He holds a concealed weapons permit.
The sheriff's office says the case has been forwarded to prosecutors for possible charges.
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