Tampa Riverwalk at Night

Tampa Police Officer Involved Shooting

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At 10:05 PM, Tampa Police officers driving on N. 22nd St encountered an adult male in the roadway carrying a long gun. 

Early investigation reveals officers gave commands for the subject to drop the gun. 

One officer fired at the male subject, still holding the gun, but did not hit him. The male subject has been taken into custody. No one was injured.

Attached is a photo of the gun the suspect was carrying at the time.

gun recovered at 22 and Hamilton

It is early in the investigation and further information will be released as it becomes available.