Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 17-750

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 30, 2017
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    Homicide

    The man attempted to gain entry by forcing open the front door.
    • Tuesday
    • November 28, 2017
    • Time: 2:30 PM
    • Rivage Circle
    • Brandon

    Deceased:

    Chike Tim
    DOB: 4/05/1978
    Last known address: 4507 44th St N, Tampa

     

    Details:

    On 11/28/2017 at approximately 2:30 pm the complainant was alerted by an unknown black male (later identified as the deceased) banging on her front door on Rivage Circle in Brandon. The male subject attempted to gain entry by forcing open the front door, causing structural damage to the door frame. The complainant is believed to have fired a single round at the male subject, striking him once in the upper body. Responding deputies performed CPR on the subject, but he was pronounced deceased by EMS at the scene. There has been no arrest at this time. Once the case has been completed it will be turned over to the SAO for review. Next of kin has been notified.

    The investigation is ongoing.

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