Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 14-303

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 11, 2014
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
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    Homicide

    Man suffered a fatal gunshot wound.
    • Friday
    • August 8, 2014
    • Time: 11:20 PM
    • 11024 Old Hillsborough Avenue East, Lot 2
    • Tampa

    Male Victim:

    Shelby Jones
    DOB: 6-14-62
    1024 Old Hillsborough Avenue East, Lot #2
    Tampa

    Details:

    On August 8, 2014 at approximately 11:20 p.m.  the complainant (victim's brother) dialed 911 and informed deputies that his brother had been shot.  He further stated that both he and the victim were located inside of a shed, on their property, when an unknown white male entered concealing his face with a bandana. According to the brother, the unknown person brandished an unknown
    firearm and attempted to rob both him and his brother.  The complainant then stated that the suspect then struck him in the head with the firearm and the his brother (the victim) reacted by making an inadvertent movement.  According to the brother at that time the unknown suspect shot the victim in the upper torso, resulting in causing the victims death.

    The only description of the suspect is that of an armed white male with a bandana over his face.

    The investigation continues.



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