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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-617

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 25, 2017
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Deputies Are Investigating A Shooting

    UPDATE: Victim succumbed to injuries, suspect arrested.
    • Tuesday
    • October 24, 2017
    • Time: 8:41 AM
    • 2704 Quail Oaks Drive
    • Plant City, FL


    Martin Estrada
    DOB: 05/17/64


    Derrick Leon
    DOB: 01/19/98

    Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault (x2), Shooting Into A Building

    Suspect Vehicle:

    Silver or gray 4-door sedan


    On October 24, 2017 at 8:41 a.m., a Hispanic male fired at a mobile home, located at 2704 Quail Oaks Drive, and struck Martin Estrada, causing serious injuries. The suspect then fled the area in a silver, 4-door sedan. Estrada was transported to Lakeland Regional Hospital where he died on October 30, 2017. Leon was arrested on November 1, 2017 and charged with Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault (x2) and Shooting Into A Building.

    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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