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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-017

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 4, 2019
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    • 813/247-8060

    HCSO Deputies Want To Identify Shooting Suspect

    The victim was able to run away unharmed.
    • Wednesday
    • November 21, 2018
    • Time: 9:00 PM
    • 78th Street South and Progress Boulevard

    Surveillance Video:


    Black male, late teens to early twenties, 5’8”-6’, last seen wearing dark clothing, dark shoes with white soles, and a black and white checkered scarf.
    Weapon:  Semi-automatic firearm


    The victim exited the Hartline bus near Progress Boulevard and 83rd Street South on November 21, 2018 at 9:00 p.m. A black male suspect got off the bus behind the victim and followed him to the shopping plaza at the southwest corner of 78th Street South and Progress Boulevard. The suspect fired numerous shots toward the victim, but the victim was able to run away unharmed.
    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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