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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-748

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 26, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Suspect Held Victim At Gunpoint

    Man seen in surveillance video shot the victim three times.
    • Wednesday
    • October 24, 2018
    • Time: 9:00 PM
    • 11028 Highway 41 South
    • Tampa, Florida


    White male, 6’, 175 lbs., blond curly hair. Last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, light-colored jeans, light-colored baseball cap with flat bill, sneakers.


    Suspect Vehicle:

    4-door sedan



    • 25-year-old Hispanic male


    Surveillance Video:


    Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the man seen in the surveillance video.


    Just after 9:00 p.m. on October 24, the victim was walking to his vehicle at a Gibsonton laundromat, located at 11028 Hwy 41 S. As the victim was attempting to load his laundry into his car, a white male held him at gunpoint and demanded cash. As the victim pushed away and ran towards the laundromat, the man shot him three times in the back. The victim was transported to TGH where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.


    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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