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Release Number: 16-252
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- June 3, 2016
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The 14-year-old victim was transported for non-life threatening injuries.
- June 3, 2016
- Time: 12:25 AM
- 8503 Libby Lane
- Riverview, Florida
Hillsborough County, FL - On 06/03/2016 at approximately 12:25 a.m., HCSO was notified of a shooting at 8503 Libby Ln in Riverview. When deputies arrived, they located a 14 year old male who had a single gunshot to the arm. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue transported the victim to a local hospital where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Detectives have learned through the ongoing investigation, the victim heard a knock on his front door. The victim opened the door and a unknown Hispanic male started speaking Spanish. The victim then noticed a black male walking towards the door armed with a gun. The victim closed the door and at least one gunshot was fired through the door and the victim was struck in the arm. The suspects fled the scene undetected. Detectives do not believe this incident was random.
We are not releasing the 911 call and any calls for service at the residence until detectives have had an opportunity to review that information.
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.
The investigation continues,