Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-430

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 16, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Suspects Arrested With Concealed Weapons

    Three suspects arrested after deputies receive tip.
    • Thursday
    • December 15, 2011
    • Time: 2:15 PM
    • 6906 North 56 Street
    • Tampa


    Darius Anthony Fuches, DOB 10-17-92
    9861 Morris Glen
    Charge: Carrying Concealed Firearm

    Marquez D-Magio O'Quendo, DOB 7-13-93
    8005 Peach Drive
    Temple Terrace
    Adult student at King High School - 12th Grade
    Charge: Carrying Concealed Firearm

    15 year old juvenile
    Charge: Carrying Concealed Firearm


    On December 15, 2011 at approximately 2:06 p.m. several deputies conducted a traffic stop on a white 2003 Hyundai. The deputies had received information that the individuals inside the vehicle were going to conduct a shooting at King High School. The individuals were detained and two weapons were located in the rear of the vehicle. A .22 caliber handgun was located on the rear seat and a Rossi .38 handgun was located under the seat of the front passengers seat. The three suspects were taken into custody. Fuches and O'Quendo were booked into the Orient Road Jail. The 15 year old was booked at the Juvenile Assessment Center.

    The investigation is ongoing and the three suspects have not been cooperative with law enforcement. It is believed that the shooting was not to take place at the school, but that one individual that attends King High School was the intended target and the shooting was to take place off campus.

    The investigation continues.
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