Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 15-458

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 1, 2015
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    Shooting

    The victim was shot twice.
    • Sunday
    • August 30, 2015
    • Time: 6:31 PM
    • Camben Field and Falkenburg Road South

    Victim:

    Demetrius D. Simmons
    DOB: 4/19/1991
    8384 Fir Drive
    Tampa

    Suspects:

    • Two black males, one wearing a black hoodie.

    Details:

    On August 30, 2015 at approximately 6:31 pm the victim stated that he was riding his bicycle in the area when he was confronted by two black male subjects.  The subjects fired multiple shots at the victim, striking him at least twice.  The subjects then fled on foot southbound from the scene.  At this time, the incident does not appear random and the victim stated that the subjects are known to him.

    The victim was transported to Tampa General Hospital via Fire Rescue and is listed in Stable Condition.
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