Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-166

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 24, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Man Arrested On Attempted Murder Charges

    An argument leads to gunfire.
    • Tuesday
    • May 24, 2011
    • Time: 2:40 AM
    • 11733 North 15th Street
    • Tampa, FL

    Suspect:

     
    Adrian Jermain Monroe Jr., DOB 11-29-92
    University Oakwood Apartments
    1250 East 113 Avenue
    Tampa

    Charges: Attempted Second Degree Murder
    Trespass- Occupied Structure

    Victim:

    George Hayes, DOB 3-11-90
    11411 North 19th Street
    Tampa, FL

    Details:

    On May 23, 2011 at approximately 9:19 p.m. the victim was standing in the parking lot of Teresa’s Food Store located at 11733 North 15th Street. After an argument that occurred the previous day between the defendant and the victim and witnesses, the defendant retaliated by arming himself with an unknown firearm and shot approximately five times from across the street of Teresa’s Food Store (approximately 30 yards). The victim was struck on his left leg, resulting in non-life threatening injuries. The incident was witnessed by an individual whom positively identified the suspect. After the shooting the suspect entered an occupied apartment at 1403 College Park Court #A, where he was asked to leave by the resident, who is known to the suspect. Deputies responded and located the suspect hiding in the bedroom closet. He was taken into custody without incident.
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