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For Immediate Release

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Andrea Davis, Tampa Police Spokesperson
(813) 276-3255
 
Tampa Police Investigating Officer Involved Shooting
 
Tampa, FL January 9, 2014 -

Tampa Police dispatch received a 911 call just before 4 AM. The caller had concerns that a family member might be suicidal at 902 West Peninsular Street. Officers arrived and found the white male in his 30s in a parked vehicle in the driveway. They were talking to him and trying to get him to exit the vehicle. He rolled down the window and showed a gun. Officer Tim Bergman fired. The officers again tried to talk to the man. He again showed the weapon and Officer Tim Bergman fired again. He was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital and is currently in surgery.

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