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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-013

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 10, 2017
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    Suspect Arrested In Shooting

    The defendant then drove past the victims that were standing in front of the club.
    • Thursday
    • January 7, 2016
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • The Class Act
    • 14731 North Florida Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida

    Arrested:


    John Michael Martinez
    DOB: 04/05/93
    7725 Jodi Lynn Drive
    Tampa, FL

    Charges:

    • Attempted Felony Murder
    • Attempted Murder

    Details:

    On January 7, 2016 at 1:02 a.m., the defendant pulled his sedan into The Class Act located at 14731 N. Florida Ave. in Tampa. The defendant then drove past the victims that were standing in front of the club. At that time, an unidentified suspect, seated behind the driver, rolled the window down and fired four rounds at the victims. One victim was struck and was transported to the hospital in serious condition. John Martinez was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder and Attempted Felony Murder.


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