David Gee, Sheriff
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Release Number: 10-343
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- November 30, 2010
- Contact Person:
- Deputy Larry McKinnon : email@example.com
Double Homicide On Thanksgiving Morning Leaves Community In Shock
Sheriff's detectives seek the public's help in identifying the lone gunman who killed two and wounded four.
- November 25, 2010
- Time: 2:24 AM
- 604 Ocean Mist Court
- Ruskin, FL
Guitran, Sergio (Deceased on scene)
Guitran, Juan (Deceased at TGH)
Beltran, Daniel (Stable condition)
Guevara, Gonzalo (Stable condition)
Galan, Ramon (Stable condition)
Cantu, Richard (Critical condition)
White male, 30-40 years of age, short dark brown or black bushy hair. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt with a "sheriff" logo on the front and "security" written on the back. Note: This shirt appeared to be the common type shirt sold to the public with generic law enforcement markings.
Just before 2:30 a.m. a group of people were sitting on the front porch at 604 Ocean Mist Ct when a newer model green minivan pulled up and parked in front of the residence. A white male got out of the van and approached the group and asked for an individual who was not in the group. The suspect then pulled a .45 cal firearm and began randomly firing into the group, striking six people. The suspect then drove away in the minivan.
When deputies first arrived, they found a total of six gunshot victims scattered at various locations throughout the neighborhood. One victim was deceased on scene and a second victim died at Tampa General Hospital. The four remaining victims are being treated at Tampa General and St Joseph's Hospital for gunshots wounds.
Next of Kin have been notified. The two victims who died are brothers.
Detectives are urging anyone with information to immediately call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200 or call Crimestoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.