Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-345

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 16, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
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    Death Investigation

    The investigation continues.
    • Sunday
    • April 15, 2018
    • Time: 7:50 PM
    • 612 W. Lumsden Road
    • Brandon, Florida


    Grover Wills
    DOB: 08/15/1999
    706 Rocky Mountain Court
    Valrico, FL



    On April 15, 2018, at approximately 7:50 pm, Grover Wills was driven to the Mobile Gas Station located at 612 W. Lumsden Road in Brandon by an associate. When Wills arrived, he got out of the vehicle and met with another adult male. A fight broke out between the two men and Wills was shot. Wills ran back to his car and his associate drove him to a local hospital he later died.

    Homicide detectives are in contact with the other party and his attorney. Detectives are conducting interviews with that individual and other potential eye witnesses. Detectives are working closely with the Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office who will determine if charges will be filed. Detectives do not believe this was a random act and that the preliminary details are that it was drug related. Next of kin has been notified.

    The investigation continues.

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