Robbery Suspect Dies After Store Owner Shoots Him

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 DATE/TIME: 3/26/2012 at 12:09 p.m.

SUSPECT: Quintavius Antonio Moore, DOB: 9/13/95, B/M, 401 7th Avenue Apt 712, Tampa

VICTIM: Taquanda Shanti Baker, DOB: 11/17/80, B/Fm 10440 Hunter's Haven Blvd. Riverview, Fl

DETAILS: At 10:45 a.m. the suspect walked into the store and asked the owner for change for a bill. He returned 30 minutes later armed with a handgun and pointed it at the owner behind the counter. According to the victim, she pulled out her handgun and accidentally fired one round into the ground then fired a round at the armed suspect and hit him. He died at St. Joseph's Hospital at 4:30 p.m. The store owner told detectives that she thought the suspect fired at her, but later realized that in her nervous state she fired both rounds. She ran out of the store and flagged down a Tampa Police officer who was driving south on Armenia Avenue. The suspect was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

Laura McElroy