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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-255

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 19, 2017
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    Detectives Seek Assistance In Locating Attempted Homicide Suspect

    Suspect shot victim on June 9, 2017.
    • Friday
    • June 9, 2017
    • Time: 2:01 AM
    • West Lake Drive / North Street


    Osvaldo Rodriguez
    DOB: 11/19/97
    LKA: 5209 North Street
    Wimauma, FL

    Hispanic male, 5'6", 115 lbs., black hair and brown eyes.

    Suspect Vehicle: Possibly a teal, Chevy Malibu


    On June 9, 2017 at 2:01 a.m., the 16-year-old male victim was driving south on West Lake Drive from North Street when he observed Osvaldo Rodriguez standing with two unknown subjects. Rodriguez was armed with a handgun, raised it towards the victim's vehicle and began shooting. The victim was struck once and as a result, sustained life-threatening injuries. Detectives issued a warrant for Rodriguez for Attempted Homicide, but have been unable to locate him.

    Anyone with any information reference Rodriguez is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the Rodriguez 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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