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Man shot to death near Progress Village in Hillsborough: deputies

Authorities “do not believe this was a random act.”
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TAMPA — A man was shot to death near Progress Village in Hillsborough County late Friday night, according to a news release from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.

At about 10:40 p.m., deputies fielded multiple 911 calls reporting gunshots near 81st Street South and Ash Avenue.

When they responded to that area, deputies found a man who had been shot. The release did not name the man.

Authorities took the gunshot victim to Tampa General Hospital to receive emergency treatment.

The man was eventually pronounced dead at the hospital, the release said.

Deputies do not believe the shooting was random, the release said.

Authorities are asking anyone with information on the shooting to contact HCSO at 813-247-8200.

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