HCSO arrests two in Wimauma drive-by shooting

Published on: October 28, 2010


WIMAUMA — The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible drive-by shooting that occurred in Wimauma on Sunday morning. At approximately 10:15 a.m., deputies from the District IV office in Ruskin responded to 5224 Vernice Street where they found Rogelio Rios, 20, outside the home, suffering from a gunshot wound to the lower torso. Family members at the residence transported the victim to a local hospital where he is reported to be in good condition with no life-threatening injuries. According to deputies on the scene, a vehicle occupied by at least one suspect drove by the residence and fired multiple shots at the house. On Monday, deputies arrested Hugo Alberto Longoria, 23, of Riverview and Jose Adan Longoria, 18, of Wimauma. Both were charged with attempted first-degree murder with a firearm and aggravated battery with great bodily harm.