Shooting in East Tampa


Shooting occurred at Historical Lake Ave Liquor Store (2209 E. Lake Av) around 0100 hrs on 6/1/15. A dark sedan was seen driving eastbound through the intersection and firing in the direction of the liquor store. At that time, Mr. Willie F. Barber (B/M, 7/12/58) was sweeping the sidewalk area in front of the store and was struck in the left buttock with a bullet. He was taken to a local hospital and is in stable condition. At this time there is no known motive or if Mr. Barber was the intended victim. Persons in the area were interviewed, however no one provided any information.

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