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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-410

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 6, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Deputies Investigating Homicide

    Two victims were shot.
    • Monday
    • September 5, 2016
    • Time: 8:50 PM
    • 13601 North 21 Street
    • Tampa, Florida


    Matthew Wissmann
    DOB: 11-21-84 (deceased)
    13601 N. 21 Street

    Carlos M. Taylor
    DOB: 12-4-82
    13601 N. 21 Street


    Black male, 6'2”, 160 – 170 lbs., short beard, wearing a red and black baseball cap, red tank top or Jersey type shirt, blue or black shorts and riding a bicycle.


    On September 5, 2016 at approximately 8:50 pm, at 2148 136st Avenue East, ShotSpotter detection reported 6 rounds. At approximately 8:51 pm, a report of subject with gunshot wounds was reported within the same area at 13601 N. 21 Street, apt. 102. Matthew Wissmann was located deceased on scene and had sustained at least one gun shot wound to the upper body. The second victim, Carlos Taylor also sustained at least one gun shot wound and was transported to Tampa General Hospital with non life threatening injuries.

    According to the victim, he was sitting outside with Wissmann when they were approached by a black male suspect that is known to him. They got into an argument and the suspect left and later returned and fired shots at both victims. It is believed that the incident is possibly drug related.

    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
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