Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 16-222

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 20, 2016
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    Shooting At Twilight Zone Bar

    One man sustained two gunshot wounds.
    • Wednesday
    • May 18, 2016
    • Time: 10:54 PM
    • Twilight Zone
    • 4010 East Highway 60

    Aggressor:

    Tyler Ray Howell
    DOB: 11/23/96
    1132 SE Hwy 484
    Ocala, FL

    Shooter:

    Durrell Anthony Boswell
    DOB: 12/28/92
    Plant City, FL

    Details:

    On May 18, 2016 at 10:54 p.m. at the Twilight Zone bar, located at 4010 E. Hwy 60, a shooting occurred. According to witnesses, Tyler Howell was the passenger in a blue vehicle driven by an unknown male. A red vehicle, driven by Durrell Boswell and containing one female passenger, pulled up in front of the Twilight Zone. For unknown reasons, Tyler Howell exited the blue vehicle and approached the red vehicle while aiming a silver handgun at the occupants and stating, "what are you going to do." In an act of self-defense, Boswell
    pulled out his 9mm handgun and shot at Howell, striking him twice before leaving the scene. Howell left the scene as well, but returned a short time later and was transported to TGH where he remains in stable condition. Boswell then returned to the scene and cooperated with detectives. According to Boswell and the female passenger, they do not know Howell. There is surveillance video of the incident and it will not be released. Charges are pending for Howell.
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