SUSPECT FACES AGGRAVATED BATTERY CHARGES STEMMING FROM TRAFFIC DISPUTE

08/14/18
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Who: Defendant - B/M Ezekiel Henson 10/26/86 1419 Autumn Dr. Tampa, Fl. 33613

Victim: H/M Carlos R. Rodriguez 02/13/83

When: Approximately 6:38p.m.

Where: E. 109th Av. / N. Nebraska Av.

Details: The victim and defendant were engaged in a verbal dispute at the intersection of 109th Av. & N. Nebraska Av. after a traffic incident. According to independent witnesses at the scene, the defendant shot the victim in his back as the victim was returning to his motorcycle after the verbal confrontation. The defendant fled in his vehicle and was apprehended by police a short distance from the scene of the shooting. The victim was transported to St. Joseph's hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries. The defendant was charged with Aggravated Battery and was transported to Orient Road Jail.