Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 16-325

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 13, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Home Invasion Homicide

    Detectives do not believe that this incident was random.
    • Monday
    • July 11, 2016
    • Time: 11:06 PM
    • 219 Bywater Drive
    • Tampa, Florida

    Victim:

    Amari Martinez,
    DOB: 4/20/91
    219 Bywater Drive
    Tampa

    Suspects:

    • Three armed unknown suspects (no description)

    Details:

    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating a home invasion homicide that occurred at 11:06 on July 11, 2016 at 219 Bywater Drive in Tampa.

    Three armed suspects approached the mobile home and confronted the individuals that were both outside and inside the mobile home. While inside the residence, the victim was shot and transported to a local hospital where he expired.

    Detectives do not believe that this incident was random.

    Anyone with any information reference these suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these suspects 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 send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.

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