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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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Two shot dead on southbound I-75 exit ramp in Hillsborough

On Thursday, July 16, 2020, at approximately 3:00 AM, FHP Troopers responded to a shooting incident on the southbound I-75 exit ramp leading to MLK Boulevard.

Upon arriving, Troopers discovered a white Nissan sedan and two deceased adult males who had been struck by gunfire. 

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Early reports indicate a third subject fled from the sedan traveling westbound from the interstate; a search by FHP Troopers and Hillsborough Sheriff’s Deputies failed to locate this individual. 

Witnesses to the incident advised that suspects operating a white Jeep Cherokee were seen shooting at the sedan.  Family members of the 25-year-old Bradenton man and the 26-year-old Ruskin man have been notified. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol by calling *FHP or 813-558-1800.  Those with information may also contact Crime Stoppers at 800-873-TIPS.


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