Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-111

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 18, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Shooting Investigation

    Victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds.
    • Saturday
    • March 16, 2013
    • Time: 12:10 AM
    • 5207 North Street
    • Wimauma, Florida

    Victim:

    Rueben Galvan, Jr.
    DOB: 7/05/1992
    Wimauma, Florida

    Details:

    On Saturday, March 16, 2013, shortly after midnight, deputies responded to a discharging firearms call in Wimauma. Minutes later, HCSO received a call from South Bay Hospital advising that a young, Hispanic male had been dropped off at the hospital suffering from several gunshot wounds. The victim reported that he and his friends were driving through Wimauma, when a male standing at a corner began shooting. Deputies were able to determine that the shooting most likely occurred in front of the residence located at 5207 North Street in Wimauma. The victim's friends later returned to the hospital where they had dropped the victim off. Deputies are still trying to obtain a description of the suspect(s) and a possible vehicle. Due to the victim's injuries, he was medevaced to Tampa General Hospital.

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