HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL – Do you know where Jerome James Knight is? The 19-year-old shot into an occupied vehicle in Riverview on Tuesday, January 19, at approximately 8:00 p.m.
#teamHCSO responded to the Circle K on Balm Riverview Road, where Knight had fired a gun through the window of a pick-up truck with two young children inside.
The victim reported a physical altercation between himself, Knight, and a group of unidentified people, had taken place shortly before in the parking lot. The victim told detectives, at one point,
Knight fired his gun toward the passenger side window of the pick-up truck where the victim’s two young children were sitting in the back seat. No one was injured during the shooting.
“𝙒𝙚 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙖𝙨𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙖𝙣𝙮𝙤𝙣𝙚 𝙬𝙝𝙤 𝙝𝙖𝙨 𝙨𝙚𝙚𝙣 𝙅𝙚𝙧𝙤𝙢𝙚 𝙅𝙖𝙢𝙚𝙨 𝙆𝙣𝙞𝙜𝙝𝙩 𝙩𝙤 𝙥𝙡𝙚𝙖𝙨𝙚 𝙘𝙤𝙢𝙚 𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙬𝙖𝙧𝙙,” said #SheriffChadChronister. “𝙏𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙩𝙚𝙚𝙣’𝙨 𝙧𝙚𝙘𝙠𝙡𝙚𝙨𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙫𝙞𝙤𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙗𝙚𝙝𝙖𝙫𝙞𝙤𝙧 𝙥𝙪𝙩 𝙩𝙬𝙤 𝙞𝙣𝙣𝙤𝙘𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙘𝙝𝙞𝙡𝙙𝙧𝙚𝙣 𝙖𝙩 𝙧𝙞𝙨𝙠 𝙤𝙛 𝙡𝙤𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙞𝙧 𝙡𝙞𝙫𝙚𝙨. 𝙋𝙡𝙚𝙖𝙨𝙚 𝙙𝙤 𝙣𝙤𝙩 𝙚𝙣𝙜𝙖𝙜𝙚 𝙞𝙛 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙨𝙚𝙚 𝙝𝙞𝙢, 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙝𝙚 𝙞𝙨 𝙡𝙞𝙠𝙚𝙡𝙮 𝙖𝙧𝙢𝙚𝙙. 𝙄𝙣𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙖𝙙, 𝙘𝙖𝙡𝙡 𝙪𝙨 𝙞𝙢𝙢𝙚𝙙𝙞𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙡𝙮.”
Anyone with information on Jerome Knight is urged to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at (813) 247-8200.