Incident Date/Time: 10/16/2023 between 12:00 AM-6:30 AM
Location: 2600 block of Causeway Blvd
On October 16, 2023, at approximately 6:50 a.m., Tampa Police Officers responded to the 2600 block of Causeway Blvd, near the Shrimp Docks, in reference to a deceased white male. Upon officers arrival, they located the deceased male on the southbound shoulder of the highway, near the bike lane. Near the victim, officers also located a blue “Huffy” bicycle and several pieces of vehicle debris. Based on the preliminary investigation, the hit and run is believed to have occurred between 12:00 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., on October 16, 2023.
The victim was identified and next-of-kin was notified.
Officers are actively searching for the vehicle and suspect involved. The color of the vehicle is unknown, but evidence suggests that the vehicle involved is a 2016-2019 Honda Civic with front end passenger side damage(Headlight and Side Marker).
Anyone with information that could assist in the investigation is encouraged to contact Tampa Police at 813-231-6130 or submit an anonymous tip via Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 800-873-TIPS (8477).
Officer Stefon Filer
Tampa Police Department