PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) - Hillsborough County authorities are asking Plant City residents to stay in their homes while they search for an armed murder suspect who they say killed a bystander with an assault rifle while being pursued.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says Francisco Rangel
shot and killed one man and injured another at a Plant City home
On Friday morning, deputies found the 25-year-old man at an area
He drove away in a white sport utility vehicle and detectives
At one point Rangel slammed on his breaks, exited his vehicle and began firing an AK-47.
The sheriff's office says a bystander was shot and killed during the confrontation.
Detectives returned gunfire, but none were injured.
Rangel fled on foot.
A dozen area schools are currently on lockdown as a result.