Police Investigating Fatal Shooting Outside of a Sports Bar
DATE/TIME: November 17, 2014 at 1:46 p.m.
LOCATION: 6518 North 40th Street, Tampa
VICTIM: Unidentified Black Male
On November 17 at approximately 1:51 p.m., Tampa Police received call that a male was fatally shot outside the Hillary's Sports and Grill at 6518 North 40th Street. When officers arrived at the scene they located the unidentified male deceased outside the business. Based on preliminary information at the scene, the suspect(s) fled the area on foot. This is not believed to be a random act of violence.
Detectives are still interviewing witnesses and examining evidence to obtain a description of the suspect(s) involved. The business was open when the shooting took place.
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unidentified suspect(s) in this case. Anyone with any information regarding this case and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com, text CSTB plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES) or send a mobile tip using our new Tipsubmit Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads, and Droids. (Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Message & Data Rates May Apply.)
The victim's identity will be released once next of kin is notified.