Two shot in Plant City ambush-style attack

- The search continues for three criminals accused of shooting two people during an attempted robbery in Plant City.

The shooting happened around 6 p.m. in the 1300 block of Tennessee Street on Wednesday.

According Plant City Police, three men pulled up in a white Cadillac as the victims arrived in a separate vehicle, then the criminals forced the pair into a house at gunpoint and tried to rob them.

During the struggle that followed, the victims made a life-or-death decision to jump out of a window to escape.  But as they were doing so, the suspects shot them. 

Medics transported the two victims to the hospital. Both victims are expected to recover.

Detectives canvassed the neighborhood and searched for witnesses after the crime. 

Anyone with information regarding the crime or suspects should contact the Plant City Police by calling 813-757-9200.


Up Next:

Up Next

  • Two shot in Plant City ambush-style attack
  • Alert issued for Sarasota teen missing since Labor Day
  • Police search for woman who followed victim home and attacked her
  • Small plane lands on Sand Key beach
  • 4-year-old killed in Bradenton hit-and-run crash
  • Meet Tampa's Hispanic Man of the Year
  • FHP: Motorcyclist dies after colliding with school bus
  • 'Museum Day Live' coming to Tampa Bay museums
  • Nanny Marissa Mowry, accused of molesting 11 year old, is pregnant again
  • Assistance still available for Irma victims