Monday, December 11, 2017
Public safety

Tampa man wanted for attempted murder arrested

TAMPA — A man authorities wanted on an attempted murder warrant after they say he shot and injured another man early Sunday has been arrested.

Jose Aviles Maldonado, 34, of Tampa was held Tuesday night without bail in the Hillsborough County Jail. The Sheriff's Office issued a warrant for his arrest Sunday after, deputies said, he shot a man in the arm and chest.

The shooting happened about 4:50 a.m. at 139th Avenue and 15th Street. According to deputies, Maldonado shot Brian Agee, 43, of Tampa after they argued, then drove off. Tampa police found Maldonado's vehicle a few miles away.

Agee was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

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