Hillsborough deputies investigate shooting near Leto High

TAMPA — A shooting near Leto High School injured one man and forced the school into lockdown briefly on Thursday.

Hillsborough County deputies responded to reports of a shooting at 8212 N Grady Ave. about 5:40 p.m. But when they arrived, they didn't find a victim.

He had been driven to University Community Hospital by a friend. Deputies followed and interviewed the victim, Pablo Cisneros, 18, of 3320 Nakora Drive.

He told deputies he was outside the Grady Avenue home with others when a fight broke out. He said he tried to break it up when shots rang out, striking his leg and hand.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Debbie Carter said the injuries were not serious. Cisneros said he didn't know the shooter.

Deputies put after-school activities at Leto High under lockdown while they searched the area. No arrests were made.

Hillsborough deputies investigate shooting near Leto High 10/20/11 [Last modified: Thursday, October 20, 2011 10:18pm]

© 2014 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...