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Temple Terrace Shooting Suspect Arrested

A 33-year-old man has been arrested in a shooting that happened on Thursday in Temple Terrace.
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TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. – A 33-year-old man has been arrested in a shooting that happened on Thursday in Temple Terrace.

According to investigators, at approximately 2:56 p.m. on Thursday, December 29, the Temple Terrace Police Department responded to the area of 6905 Marisa Ct. in reference to a reported shooting.

Upon arrival, officers confirmed that the suspect had fled the scene and discovered one victim with a gunshot wound to his chest. The victim was transported to Tampa General Hospital, where he was treated for his injuries and later released.

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The preliminary investigation conducted by detectives from the Temple Terrace Police Department led to the identification of a possible suspect, who was later positively identified as 33-year-old Steven Vonshay Hunter.

Detectives made contact with Hunter, who agreed to turn himself in.

Hunter was arrested without incident and has been charged with the following:

Attempted Murder in the Second-Degree; Aggravated Battery (Great Bodily Harm Firearm); and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Temple Terrace Police Department at 813.989.7110.

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