Hillsborough deputies investigating deadly drug deal

Hillsborough County

TAMPA (WFLA) – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly shooting in an apparent drug deal gone bad.

It happened at the Lago Bello Apartments near Gragston Circle and North 15th Street.

Deputies say during an apparent drug deal that took place in an apartment, an altercation between three men.

The buyer fired multiple shots, killing one man and injuring another. Detectives are still working to identify the deceased victim.

The shooter remained on scene. He is currently being interviewed by detectives.

There does not appear to be any threat to the public.

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