Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Man killed during Dade City robbery

DADE CITY — Authorities are searching for a robber who shot and killed a man near 37307 Oak St. early Saturday morning.

Doug Tobin, spokesman for the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, said the assailant approached a group of four people and, while robbing them, shot 31-year-old Agustin Hernandez. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

The gunman is at large.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of the robber.

The robber is a black man, 16to 25 years old with a light to medium complexion, Crime Stoppers said. He is thin, clean shaven and between 5 foot 8 and 6 feet tall. He was last seen wearing a red sports jersey, dark shorts, and a red bandanna around his neck, and might have been carrying an orange backpack. Crime Stoppers said the robber ran away after the shooting and that detectives think he might live in the area.

Only tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are eligible for the reward. Tips can be left anonymously by calling toll-free at 1-800-873-8477 or visiting the website, You can also text "CSTB" and your tip to 274637.

Tobin also asked anyone with information to call the Sheriff's Office toll-free at 1-800-706-2488. Those who call the Sheriff's Office are not required to identify themselves.

Man killed during Dade City robbery 07/10/10 [Last modified: Saturday, July 10, 2010 2:40pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Lakeland soldier, stationed at Fort Bragg, faces child porn charges


    A soldier, formerly of Landland stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, faces 10 counts of child pornography after Polk County deputies say he downloaded inappropriate images while visiting family.

    Nathan Scott Gray, formerly of Lakeland, faces 10 counts of child pornography in Polk County. He is stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. [Polk County Sheriff's Office]
  2. A total of 367 men and women reside on death row at Florida State Prison and Union Correctional Institution, down from 383 at the start of this year. [AP photo (1989)]
  3. Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, right, host MSNBC's "Morning Joe" at NBC Studios in New York on April 14, 2010. President Donald Trump on Thursday assailed Brzezinski in unusually personal and vulgar terms, the latest of a string of escalating attacks by the president on the national news media.
  4. Goliath grouper are anything but gentle giants for Florida fishermen


    Goliath, the biblical giant, wasn't known for bothering fishermen. But the gigantic fish named after him — they can weigh up to 800-pounds — is notorious for exactly that.

    Biologists take samples from a goliath grouper that was caught in the Gulf of Mexico. The fish was released back into the gulf. Florida fishermen have petitioned the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to allow them to catch the up to 800-pound fish for a limited time. [Courtesy of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission]
  5. Volkov hopes to prove his surprise selection right


    RW Alexander Volkov was not a particularly talked-about player in the lead up to the NHL entry draft.

    Alexander Volkov’s KHL contract expired in the lead-up to the draft, which gives him the freedom to begin playing in North America right away.