Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-213

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 14, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8094

    Homicide Investigation

    Detectives are seeking any information that would lead to the identify of the suspects.
    • Thursday
    • June 14, 2012
    • Time: 3:20 AM
    • 502 Camino Real Court
    • Brandon, Florida


    Leon Davis (Deceased)
    DOB: 8/15/1962
    1304 E. Ohio Street
    Plant City, Florida


    On June 14, 2012, at 3:20 a.m., Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting an individual had been shot inside an apartment located at 502 Camino Real Court in Brandon. When deputies arrived, they located one adult male inside an apartment deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.

    Shortly before 3:20 a.m., at least two unknown suspects forced their way into an apartment where the victim, an adult female and her three small children were sleeping.

    The two suspects confronted the victim inside the apartment where they then shot and killed him. The adult female called 911 and locked herself and her three young children in the bathroom until deputies arrived. The female and her three children were unharmed.

    The Hillsborough County Medical Examiner will be assisting in the investigation by determining official cause of death. Next of kin has been notified.

    The investigation continues.

    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 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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