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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-001

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 3, 2017
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    Two Cases Of Celebratory Gunfire

    Deputies are investigating celebratory gunfire during New Year's holiday.
    • Sunday
    • January 1, 2017
    • Time: 12:09 AM
    • Hillsborough County

    Victim #1:

    Terry Wayne Snyder
    DOB: 09/01/1961
    At Large

    Victim #2:

    Jesus Daniel Garcia-Renteria
    DOB: 03/27/1994
    5292 Guadalupe Blvd
    Wimauma, FL


    On December 31, 2016 at approximately 9:10 pm, the victim, Terry Wayne Snyder was riding a bicycle on Deerfield Street when he felt a sharp pain in his leg at the same time he heard fireworks in the area. Snyder was transported to TGH where he was treated for a gunshot wound and later released. There are no suspects at this time.

    On January 1, at 12:09 am, the victim Jesus Garcia-Renteria, was standing in the front yard of 6010 1st Street in Wimauma watching fireworks when a bullet struck him in the arm. Witnesses at the scene had no idea where the shot came from nor did anyone see any weapons. Renteria was transported to TGH where he was treated and later released. There are no suspects at this time.

    The investigation continues.

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