Arrest made in 14-year-old’s death

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in connection to a shooting that led to the death of a 14-year-old.
Through the investigation, Jose Ortiz, 29, was identified as the shooter and responsible for shooting the victim, who was operating a silver Lexus IS250 and crashed into the 14-year-old.
On April 5, 2021, Ortiz was taken into custody at his residence.
The shooting victim has since recovered from her injuries and does not face any charges at this time.