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Homicide Investigated at Palm Ave Apartment Complex

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Tampa Police responded to the Palm Ave Apartment complex, located at 10610 N. 30th St., on Tuesday morning after a female called 911 saying she shot someone before hanging up. Officers arrived to find a 28-year-old black male victim of a gunshot wound. Tampa Fire Rescue transported the victim to a nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Officers checked an apartment where the suspect was possibly hiding. Although the suspect was no longer at the scene, a gun was located on the couch in plain view. Detectives are continuing to gather evidence related to the shooting. While it is early in the investigation, detectives have determined this was not a random act. Anyone with information related to this ongoing case is asked to contact the Tampa Police at 813.231.6130.