David Gee, Sheriff
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Release Number: 10-135
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- April 23, 2010
- Contact Person:
- Debbie Carter : firstname.lastname@example.org
Suspect Shot After Breaking Into Occupied Home
Suspect ends up in hospital after breaking into a home occupied by a resident and is shot.
- April 22, 2010
- Time: 4:33 PM
- 12118 Hazen Avenue
Victim: Terrence Nichols, dob: 08-06-87
12118 Hazen Av, Thonotosassa
Suspect: Edward L Dash, dob: 10-10-88
3701 Darwin Av N., Tampa
Charge: Armed Burglary of a Dwelling with Assault
Suspect: Unknown black male, 6’0 short hair
According to the victim that lives at the residence, he was sleeping when he was startled by men’s voices in another part of the house. The victim armed himself with a handgun and entered another bedroom to discover two black males were inside the home. A physical confrontation ensued between the resident and one of the suspects. During the physical confrontation the suspect was shot. The other suspect fled from the residence.
The suspect was transported to Tampa General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The second suspect is at large