TAMPA, Fla. – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left one person dead off 15th Street in Tampa.
Shortly after 10 p.m. Friday, October 2, deputies were called to the Mar Bella Apartments on the 12000 block of N 15th Street for reports of gunshots. Deputies learned that multiple individuals were seen fighting in the parking lot before the sound of gunshots.
An adult male was discovered deceased in the parking lot. A vehicle, being driven by a Door Dash delivery worker, was hit in the process. The driver was not injured.
Deputies are working to interview residents and locate a suspect. No arrests have been made at this time.
“The violence between these individuals put other lives at risk in this apartment community, and we want to make sure we find those who are responsible as quickly as possible,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. “We need the help of the public. We’re asking any residents or passing witnesses who saw something related to this investigation to come forward by calling the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200. You can remain anonymous as well by calling Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).”