David Gee, Sheriff
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Release Number: 10-103
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- April 2, 2010
- Contact Person:
- Debbie Carter : email@example.com
Suspects Knock On Apartment Door And Barge In
Deputies believe a drug connection may have caused the death of one resident and one suspect being shot.
- April 2, 2010
- Time: 10:07 AM
- The Estates Apartments
- 10213 Palermo Circle
- Tampa, FL
Michael Daniel, DOB 8-19-90
10213 Palermo Circle
Michael Crossno, DOB 3-12-90
4255 Coquina Circle
Second suspect is described as either a light skin Black male or Hispanic male, wearing all red clothing.
At approximately 10:49 p.m. deputies responded to a shooting at "The Estates" apartment complex. It appears that the victim along with two other individuals (a male and female) were inside the apartment when the two suspects knocked on the door and forced their way into the apartment. There were shots fired which struck the victim, Michael Daniels and one of the suspects, Michael Crossno. Daniels died at the scene as a result of his injuries. Suspect, Crossno was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.
Detectives believe that the incident is possibly drug related as it appears that the victim’s apartment was the specific target and that drug paraphernalia was discovered inside the apartment.
Anyone with any information reference the incident or the suspect that fled the scene is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477.