Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-513

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 23, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Homicide

    Detectives would like to speak two witnesses.
    • Saturday
    • December 21, 2013
    • Time: 9:41 PM
    • Beacon Isle Apartments
    • 8830 Beacon Lakes Drive
    • Tampa, FL

    Victim:

    Jose Javier Roque-Paulaza
    DOB: 01/02/93

    Witnesses:

    Marcos "Andres" Martin Castillos
    DOB: 02/15/96

    Marcos "Javier" Martin Castillos
    DOB: 02/15/96

    Suspect:

    • Hispanic male

    Suspect Vehicle:

    • Early 2000's dark Volkswagen Jetta

    Details:

    On December 21, 2013 at 9:41 p.m., deputies responded to the Beacon Isle Apts. at 8830 Beacon Lakes Drive in reference to a shooting. A Hispanic male, suffering from gunshot wounds, was found laying in the parking lot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

    During the investigation, two witnesses were identified, #1 Marcos "Andres" Martin Castillos DOB 02/15/96 and, his twin brother, #2 Marcos "Javier" Martin Castillos DOB 02/15/96. Both were in the company of a third Hispanic male that was armed with a handgun and were seen riding in an early 2000's dark VW Jetta. HCSO detectives would like to speak to these two witnesses.

    Anyone with any information reference their whereabouts is asked to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200.
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