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Release Number: 09-238

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

September 1, 2009

Debbie Carter:

(813) 247-8060















#1 – Joseph R. Williams,  DOB 10-8-84

         Unknown address

         Shot in upper torso

         Transported to St. Josephs Hospital


#2 – Curtis Haynes,  DOB 1-29-67

         11734 N. 15 Street,  Apt. 16

          Shot in lower torso

          Transported to University Community Hospital




August 31, 2009 at 5:17 a.m.


11734 N. 15 street








On August 31, 2009, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting at approximately 5:17 a.m. at the address of 11734 N. 15 street.  Curtis Haynes had suffered a gunshot to the lower torso and was transported to University Community Hospital where he expired September 1, 2009 at approximately 1:30 a.m.


Deputies discovered a second victim that had been shot in the upper torso.  Joseph Williams was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.


Anyone with any information reference the shooting is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477.