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Laura McElroy, Tampa Police Spokesperson
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Four year old boy is in stable condition after shooting
 
Tampa, FL April 14, 2014 - **Update
Bakari Deonte Parks, 1/23/1991, B/M, is wanted in connection with today's shooting of the four year old boy.

Tampa Police are searching for two suspects who were fighting with eachother at Chestnut Street and N. Oregon Avenue at 11:00am. Shots were fired at that location. One of the bullets traveld 250 yards north and hit the 4-year-old boy in the arm as he walked with his mother at W. Spruce Street and N. Oregon Avenue. Four schools were on temporary modified lockdown, but that has been lifted. Police are now searching for the suspects outside of the area. Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call the Tampa Police Department.


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