Have you seen him? Police searching for Gibsonton murder suspect

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GIBSONTON, FL – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in a Gibsonton shooting that took place during the early morning hours of May 9, 2021. 
 
At 3:39 a.m. Sunday, HCSO’s Communications Bureau received a 911 in reference to a shooting that occurred on the 10000 block of Lula Street in Gibsonton. Upon arrival, deputies discovered an adult male lying in the middle of the road, who had suffered upper body trauma. He was transported to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition.
 
According to witnesses who were interviewed at the scene, a physical altercation took place between two men prior to the shooting. Witnesses say they saw the suspect, 29-year-old Angel Hernandez-Tellez, retrieve a firearm and shoot a single shot at the victim. They say the suspect then fled southbound on Lula Street in a black Dodge Ram truck. The victim was not involved in the original altercation. 
 
“Time is of the essence, and I’m pleading with anyone who has seen or heard from this suspect to please contact us immediately,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. “He is facing a charge of Second Degree Murder for his senseless actions. We do believe this was an isolated incident at this time.” 
 
Anyone with information on Hernandez-Tellez’s whereabouts is urged to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office by calling (813) 247-8200. 

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