Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 16-402

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 29, 2016
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    Home Invasion / Shooting

    Deputies investigate overnight shooting.

    • Saturday
    • August 27, 2016
    • Time: 11:14 PM
    • 16310 Dew Drop Lane
    • Tampa, Florida

    Home Invasion Suspects:

    • Leanys Rodriguez-Charon, DOB 8/24/89
    • Carlos Anthony Rodriguez, DOB 11/4/87


    At approximately 11:14 pm on August 27, 2016 Sheriff's Office received a call reference a home invasion robbery at 16310 Dew Drop Lane in Tampa.  Preliminary investigation has revealed that two suspects had driven from Miami to Tampa in a rental vehicle.  The suspects (armed with tasers) parked across the street from the residence and kicked in the back door where they were confronted by a Hispanic male that was inside the Dew Drop Lane residence.  An argument ensued and shots were fired by the Hispanic male striking the two suspects.  The Hispanic male fled the scene and has not been located at this time.  The two home invasion suspects were both transported to the hospital where they are being treated for non- life threatening injuries.  Both  home invasion suspects are being uncooperative. Deputies discovered that the residence was being used as a marijuana grow house with an estimated value of $290,000.00 in marijuana. The investigation continues.

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