Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-414

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 31, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Early Morning Shooting

    Husband and wife suffered gun shot wounds.
    • Wednesday
    • October 31, 2012
    • Time: 2:01 AM
    • 9116 Baymeadow Court
    • Tampa, Florida


    Roberto J. Anderson,
    DOB: 9-5-73
    9116 Baymeadow Court
    Tampa, Florida

    Christi L. Anderson
    DOB: 10-1-74
    9116 Baymeadow Court
    Tampa, Florida


    • Black male, 5-8”, 170 lbs., early 20’s, wearing black Dickies or jeans and a black and white checkered jacket or hoodie. Armed with shotgun.
    • Black male, 6’, 180 lbs., wearing a black or gray hoodie. Armed with rifle.


    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 9116 Baymeadow Court in Tampa at approximately 2:01 a.m. in reference to a shooting. The homeowner (Roberto Anderson) had just returned home from Charpal’s Bar off of Busch Blvd and 40th Street, when he decided to take his dog for a walk. Once he went outside, he observed an individual standing by the front door. The armed suspect was pointing a rifle at him. Anderson got into a struggle with the suspect over the rifle. During the course of the struggle the rifle went off striking Anderson in the right index finger, thigh and groin area. Anderson stated that while he was struggling with the suspect he heard several shots being fired. Anderson fled on foot from his residence in an attempt to get away from the suspects and stated that he heard shots being fired as he fled. Anderson told deputies that he also saw a second armed suspect standing by a vehicle outside the residence.

    Christi Anderson was inside the residence and when she heard the shots fired she walked outside to see what was occurring and as she exited her residence, she saw an individual armed with what appeared to be a shotgun. The suspect fired at Christi Anderson striking her in the leg with buckshot.

    Both victims were transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital with non life threatening injuries.

    According to the victim’s they have never seen the suspects before.

    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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