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Fatal Shooting Under Investigation in Ruskin

For Immediate Release : Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Release Number: 24-69



Fatal Shooting Under Investigation in Ruskin

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting.

On March 30, 2024, at 4:37 p.m., deputies responded to the 900 block of Seminole Sky Drive in Ruskin.

Once on scene, deputies identified a 14-year-old male who had been shot in the chest. The minor who was shot was transported to a local hospital but later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The individual who fired the gun is cooperating with HCSO. The shooter is a 15-year-old male, and he told detectives he was an acquaintance of the deceased.

The circumstances of the shooting are still under investigation, and any other information will come from the Public Affairs Office.