POLICE HAVE WARRANT FOR SUSPECT IN SATURDAY SHOOTING.
Tampa Police have identified the suspect in Saturday’s shooting as Eric Wordlaw, 17. There is a warrant for his arrest. He faces a charge of attempted murder. Anyone who has information regarding Wordlaw’s whereabouts should call Tampa Police at 813-231-6130 or anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) to be eligible for a cash reward.
DETAILS: The 18 year old victim exited a grocery on E Osborne at approximately 3:10 p.m. on Saturday. The suspect - later identified as Eric Wordlaw - walked past the victim and into the store. As he entered the store the suspect produced a firearm, exited the store, and suddenly shot the victim twice. The suspect and a young boy who was with him then fled the scene on foot.
The victim was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. He is expected to survive.