Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-124

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 2, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Deputies Respond To A Shooting

    Man was shot during robbery attempt.
    • Saturday
    • March 31, 2012
    • Time: 12:07 PM
    • 56th Street and Harney Road
    • Tampa, FL

    Victim:


    Jarret Michael Eitson
    DOB: 8/04/1990
    4266 Sable Park Drive
    Apt. 101
    Tampa, FL

    Details:

    At approximately 12:07 a.m. March 31, 2012, deputies responded to the area of 56th Street and Harney Road in reference to a shooting. Deputies discovered the victim deceased. The victim is Jarret Eitson.

    The victim and two friends (male and female) were leaving a nearby bar/lounge and walking back to their vehicle which was parked along the roadway when they were confronted by the two black male suspects. The suspects were armed and attempted to rob the victims. During the attempt robbery the victim was shot and died at the scene. The other two victims were not injured. We are not releasing their names at this time as they are also witnesses.

    The suspects are described as black males. Possible vehicle description is a black or dark blue late 90s or early 2000 sedan with dark tinted windows.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspects and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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