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4 brothers arrested in Tampa gun shop break-in

Deputies received a tip identifying the suspects after surveillance video was released.
Deputies received a tip identifying the suspects after surveillance video was released.

TAMPA -- Four suspects, all brothers, have been arrested in a break-in at a gun shop last week where 45 handguns were stolen.

The break-in happened October 22 at the Shooting Sports store at 7811 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. in Tampa and only took 60 seconds.

Deputies received a tip identifying the suspects after surveillance video was released.

Three of the suspects, Xavier, 22, Emilio, 20 and Gabriel Navarrete, 24, were arrested in Hillsborough County. The fourth suspect, Mario Navarrete, 25, was arrested in Jacksonville and will be returned to Hillsborough County to face charges.

They face charges of armed burglary, criminal mischief, possession of burglary tools and grand theft second degree.

At this time, the investigation continues and detectives are following up with several search warrants in an attempt to locate the stolen guns.

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