HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)– The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that occurred Wednesday night on Franklin Road in Plant City.

On September 29, 2021, at 3:50 p.m., HCSO received a 911 call reporting a man who was found unresponsive at a home on the 8200 block of  Franklin Road. When deputies arrived on the scene, they located an adult male in his 40s deceased from upper body trauma.

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Neighbors told detectives they believe they heard gunshots coming from the residence between 12:30 p.m and 2:00 p.m.

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“We are asking anyone who was in the area of Franklin Road and Gallagher Road on Tuesday and saw anything suspicious to call HCSO,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. “Whether it’s a vehicle driving fast or erratically, an unusual sound, or a person who looked out of place, no detail is too small and your information may help us solve this case.”

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The investigation is active and ongoing. All updates will come from the Public Affairs Office.