Antelmo Ontiveros charged with murdering girlfriend, Banessa Herrera, shooting Christian Picazo-Guzman

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office identified the two victims shot in Tampa early Thursday morning as Banessa Herrera and Christian Picazo-Guzman. Police have issued a warrant for Antelmo Ontiveros and was still at large at this writing.

Ontiveros, 28, faces second-degree murder with a firearm and attempted second-degree murder with a firearm charges. An arrest warrant has been obtained for him.

Antelmo Ontiveros
Antelmo Ontiveros

A suspect has been identified after two people were shot outside a Tampa home early Thursday morning, around 2 a.m, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.


Authorities said Ontiveros shot his girlfriend, Herrera, 30, who died at a local hospital and Picazo-Guzman as he tried to help Herrera.

Ontiveros fled the scene in a 2002 Nissan Altima with Florida tag 3642UA, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.

Anyone with information about Ontiveros, regarding the whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids.

You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.

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