Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-022 (12-020)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 23, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8094

    Arrest Made In Weekend Shooting

    The victim was shot in the face.
    • Saturday
    • January 21, 2012
    • Time: 5:35 PM
    • Lofts Apartments
    • 4050 Rock Circle
    • Tampa, FL

    Suspect:


    Jonathan Murphy
    DOB: 9/25/1989
    638 Monaco Drive
    Punta Gorda, FL

    Charges:

    • Attempted Felony Murder
    • Armed Burglary of a Dwelling
       

    Victim:

    Devyn Hardy
    DOB: 4/27/1992
    Lofts Apartments
    4050 Rocky Circle
    Tampa, FL

    Details (12-020):

    On January 21, 2012, at 5:35 p.m., two unidentified suspects entered the victim's apartment, 4050 Rocky Circle to conduct an illegal drug transaction. Once inside the apartment, the suspects pulled a handgun and shot the victim once in the face and then fled the scene.  The victim was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he remains in stable condition and is expected to survive.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these 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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