At 5:21 AM, Tampa Police were dispatched to the report of a shooting in the 8600 block of N. 11th St. Officers arrived to find an adult male in his mid-forties, the victim of an apparent gunshot wound. Officers rendered emergency first aid until Tampa Fire Rescue arrived. The victim was then transported to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
While it is early in the investigation, currently detectives do not believe this to be a random act. Anyone with information is asked to call 813.231.6130, download the TampaPD app, or send a tip via TIP411. Those who wish to remain anonymous can provide information to Crimestoppers of Tampa Bay at 800.873.TIPS.