Man shoots, kills attacker who tried to rob apartment

TOWN ‘N’ COUNTRY, FL (WFLA) – A man shot and killed a suspect who tried to get into an apartment and rob it, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.

According to HCSO, a woman was walking her dog Friday evening around 8 o’clock near her apartment on Diordora Way. A black male suspect grabbed her at gunpoint and dragged her into her apartment.

The attacker didn’t know that there was a man in the apartment. The man confronted the robber, and during the scuffle the robber’s gun discharged. The bullet hit and killed the robber, according to HCSO.

The robber was identified as Terrance Roach Jr., 27. He died at the scene from a gunshot wound to the upper body.

Detectives continue to investigate. They don’t believe this was a random incident.

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