Hillsborough deputies investigate cockfighting ring - WFLA News Channel 8

Hillsborough deputies investigate cockfighting ring

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An investigation into a cockfighting ring is underway in Hillsborough County.

Investigators were called to the 500 block of Greenway Drive, near Plant City, Tuesday morning.

Deputies say when they arrived on the scene a cockfight was in progress. Investigators also discovered a number of animals, including roosters, in cages.

Some of the animals were dead, deputies said.

Nine individuals have been detained for questioning. The investigation is ongoing.

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