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Breaking News Update: One confirmed dead in Summerfield shooting

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By Penny Fletcher
penny@observernews.net

RIVERVIEW - Deputies now say one person has been confirmed dead after a shooting involving two victims in the Summerfield area of Riverview last night.

Shortly before 7 p.m. a black-clad SWAT team arrived with guns pulled at the field at the end of Woodbridge Drive telling a group of children to hurry up and run inside and tell their parents to lock their doors.

Helicopters continued to shine lights on the area until around 11 p.m. last night.

As of this morning the names of the victims have not been released but reports say the second person shot has been taken to a local hospital.

Deputies called to the fire station on Big Bend Road in Summerfield say a third person had driven there during the time of the search and was also hospitalized.

The sheriff’s office is not releasing any further information at this time due to the ongoing investigation but that all three people knew each other which makes them believe this was not a random act.

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By Penny Fletcher
penny@observernews.net

RIVERVIEW - SWAT team investigators and Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies are concentrating on the south Summerfield area searching for a man, who they have not yet identified, who has alledgedly shot two victims. The condition or names of the victims have not been released.

Helicopters are in the air and SWAT teams are on the ground, telling everyone in the area to get inside their homes and lock their doors.

Children playing in a field were surprised by the black-clad SWAT team members who broke up a game at the edge of the woods and rushed out with guns pulled. Helicopters are shining the backyards of local homes as well as the wooded area on Summerfield's southwest border.

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