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HCSO Deputies Investigate Shooting Near Dale Mabry

HCSO Deputies Investigate Shooting Near Dale Mabry

Hillsborough County, Fla. (970WFLA) -- Hillsborough County deputies are investigating a fatal shooting that happened this morning near North Dale Mabry Highway.

According to the latest information from the sheriff’s office, it happened just before 10:30 a.m. The deceased, who has not been identified, and his girlfriend drove to the parking lot next to Whole Foods Market located at 15524 North Dale Mabry Highway and parked near the back of the store. The deceased was angry over an issue he had with another man who was allegedly his girlfriend's personal fitness instructor.

Both men began arguing. Then, according to the sheriff’s office, the deceased pulled out an 8 inch kitchen knife and began advancing toward the other. Both men began physically fighting and during the struggle, deputies said one round was discharged from a semi-auto handgun.

Once HCSO homicide detectives have completed their investigation, the case will be presented to the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office who will review and evaluate the totality of circumstances and make a final ruling on this case.

No charges have been filed. 


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