Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-223

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 6, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Death Investigation

    The victim died after being shot in the chest.
    • Wednesday
    • June 5, 2013
    • Time: 7:00 AM
    • 6642 U.S. 301
    • Riverview, FL

    Suspect:


    Danny Larocco
    DOB: 10/18/1990
    6642 US 301
    Riverview, FL

    Charges:

    • Culpable Negligence Manslaughter with a Firearm
    • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
    • Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony

    Victim:

    Amber Rose Baker
    DOB: 08/27/1993
    6642 US 301
    Riverview, FL

    Details:

    On June 5, 2013 just before 7:00 a.m., the victim and the suspect were involved in a verbal domestic dispute. At some point during the argument, Larocco aimed a .45 caliber revolver at Baker and discharged the firearm, striking Baker in the chest. After conclusion of the interviews and consulting with the State Attorney's Office, the decision was made to charge Larocco with Culpable Negligence Manslaughter with a Firearm.
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