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Progress Village Shooting

For Immediate Release : Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Release Number: 20-086



The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting in the Progress Village area.

On Friday, March 20, 2020, at 10:40 p.m., the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office received several 911 calls in reference to gunshots being fired in the area of 81st Street S. and Ash Avenue. 

As deputies arrived on the scene, they discovered a male with a gunshot wound.

The male was transported to Tampa General Hospital, where despite attempted life-saving measures, the male was pronounced deceased.

HCSO detectives are in the early stages of this investigation but do not believe this was a random act.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact HCSO at 813-247-8200. Any updates will come from the Public Affairs Office.