TAMPA, Fla. – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that occurred on Thursday evening in the Nuccio area of East Tampa.
According to investigators, at 8:20 p.m., a call to 911 came in, indicating that shots had been fired on the 6000 block of N. 48th Street.
When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a black male in his 20s with upper body trauma due to multiple gunshot wounds.
He was transported to Tampa General Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
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“There is never a reason for anyone to let a disagreement rise to the level of deadly violence,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. “Detectives are piecing together this complex scene and will hold the individuals accountable for their wreckless violence.”
At this time, deputies have determined that the individuals involved in this crime all knew each other, and there is no danger to the public.
If you have any information that could help detectives with this scene, please call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200.
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