Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-041

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 28, 2019
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Death Investigation

    Investigation continues in Plant City shooting.
    • Friday
    • January 25, 2019
    • Time: 10:00 PM
    • Springhead Park
    • 3410 Nesmith Road
    • Plant City


    Detectives are in the process of interviewing possible witnesses related to a shooting that occurred late Friday night at a park in Plant City. Shortly before 10 p.m. on January 25, deputies were called to Springhead Park, 3410 Nesmith Road in Plant City, in response to a 911 call reporting the sound of gunfire. One male adult victim was transported to Lakeland Regional Health where he was later pronounced deceased. No arrests have been made as of yet. Detectives do not believe the shooting was random.

    Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. You may also send an anonymous tip from a smart phone using HCSOSheriff app available on both android and apple products. To be eligible for a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using their 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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