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Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery/Shooting

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In the early hours of February 6, Tampa Police responded to the report of a shooting in the 1200 block of N. 20th St. 

Early investigation has shown that an armed suspect (described as a black male in his mid-twenties, approximately 5’ 11”, 200 pounds, with shoulder length dreads, and wearing dark clothing) robbed the victim before shooting him. The suspect then fled the scene. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital by personal vehicle. He remains in the hospital, currently listed in stable condition.

A gray sedan was reportedly seen in the area near the time of the shooting. Detectives want to speak with the occupants to determine if they have any information that could assist in the investigation. 

Detectives are continuing to work on developing additional leads in this investigation and ask anyone with information to contact Crimestoppers of Tampa Bay at 800.873.TIPS.