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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-206

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 13, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
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    Homicide Investigation

    The altercation escalated and moved outside where Smith was shot at least once.
    • Friday
    • May 13, 2016
    • Time: 1:10 AM
    • Tiaga Nightclub
    • 10315 Causeway Boulevard
    • Brandon, Florida

    Victim: (deceased)

    David Allen Smith
    DOB: 12/05/1991

    Next of Kin Notified


    The following information is what's known at the time of this public release and is subject to change as the investigation continues;

    Hillsborough County, FL - At approximately 1:10 am, the victim, David Allen Smith was involved in altercation with an unidentified black male at the Tiaga Nightclub located at 10315 Causeway Boulevard in Brandon. The altercation escalated and moved outside where Smith was shot at least once. The suspect then fled in an unknown make and model gray vehicle.

    Hillsborough County Fire Rescue transported Smith to a local hospital where he died a short time after arrival. Currently, homicide detectives are processing the crime scene and interviewing witnesses.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.
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