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Hillsborough deputies looking for two suspects in shooting of Riverview bicyclist

Published Aug. 31, 2015


Deputies seek two shooting suspects

A man riding his bike was targeted by gunfire Sunday evening, according to the Hills­borough County Sheriff's Office.

The victim told deputies he was confronted by two male suspects about 6:30 p.m. in the area of Camden Field Parkway and Falkenburg Road South, near Giunta Middle School.

The suspects fired at the victim multiple times, hitting him at least twice, deputies said. Then, they ran away.

Deputies said the shooting does not appear to be random. The victim told deputies he knew the shooters.

The victim, whose identity was withheld by the Sheriff's Office, was taken to Tampa General Hospital for treatment. He was reported to be in stable condition.

The investigation is continuing.

Times staff