Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-286 (16-271)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 23, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Homicide Investigation

    The two gunshot victims have been identified.
    • Friday
    • June 17, 2016
    • Time: 8:05 AM
    • Manhattan Palm Apartments
    • 7210 Manhattan Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida

    Deceased:

    Adebowale Christopher Adeniyi
    DOB: 6/09/1995

    Victim:

    Rakeem Robinson
    DOB: 5/17/1994
    1130 100th Street E
    Brooklyn, NY 11236

    Victims: 

    Adult male – deceased in vehicle

    Adult male – transported to local hospital, listed in critical condition.

    Previous News Release (16-271):

    At approximately 8:05 am, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office responded to the Manhattan Palms Apartments located at 7210 Manhattan Avenue North in reference to shots fired.

    Upon arrival, deputies discovered an adult male deceased inside of a vehicle in the parking lot and another adult male suffering from a gunshot wound has been transported to the hospital listed in critical condition. It is believed that the second victim could possibly have been in the same vehicle with the deceased victim.

    Preliminary information was that a dark skin male was observed fleeing from the scene, but at this point we have not determined if that individual was involved or not.

    Anyone with any information reference the homicide is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect 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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