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Robber shoots woman in leg at Brandon bank

By Times staff
Deputies are searching for a masked man who shot a woman in the leg during a robbery Wednesday at the Wells Fargo branch at 204 S Kings Ave. in Brandon. [Image from Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office]

BRANDON — A woman making a nighttime bank deposit in Brandon on Wednesday left with a gunshot wound, deputies reported.

Alexandrya R. Marks, 23, was shot after she refused to open her car door to a man in a ski mask outside Wells Fargo at 204 S Kings Ave. about 9 p.m.

The robber grabbed a deposit bag from inside the car and fled on foot.

Marks was hit in the leg, but her wound was not life-threatening, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.

Investigators ask that anyone with information call the Sheriff’s Office at (813) 247-8200. Or, to be eligible for a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers at (800) 873-8477, report anonymously online at or send a tip using the P3 Tips mobile application.