Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 14-268

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 14, 2014
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Shooting Investigation

    Suspect was arrested.
    • Friday
    • July 11, 2014
    • Time: 9:04 AM
    • 3421 Sam Astin Road
    • Plant City


    Ricardo Ocegueda, Jr.
    DOB: 05/12/1989
    3105 Forbes Road N
    Plant City


    • Attempted Murder
    • Aggravated Assault
    • Felon in Possession of a Firearm


    Kyle Porter
    DOB: 6/25/1985
    5002 James L. Redman Parkway
    Plant City


    On July 11, 2014, at 9:04 a.m., deputies responded to 3421 Sam Astin Road in Plant City in reference to a shooting. Deputies discovered victim, Kyle Porter suffering from a gun shot wound. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The victim remains hospitalized in serious condition.

    Ricardo Ocegueda Jr. was identified as the shooter. Preliminary information known at the time of this release is that the motive of the shooting is domestic related and not a random act.

    Ricardo Ocegueda Jr. was located and arrested Saturday, July 12 at his residence. He was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Orient Road Jail where he is being held with no bond. The victim continues to recover at a local hospital.

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