Tampa Police Investigating Early Morning Shooting

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Date/Time: 6/28/11, 2:27 a.m.

Location: 4013 N. 29th Street, Tampa, Fl

Victim: B/M, Ivery, Robert Lee DOB: 10-11-52, 4013 N. 29th Street

Suspect: B/M, 40-50 y.o.a., 6', Last Seen Wearing: a blue and white striped shirt.

Details: The suspect knocked at the front door of the listed residence and asked for the victim by his nickname. The elderly owner of the home then let the suspect in. As the suspect entered the residence, he confronted the victim who was lying on the living room sofa. Words were then exchanged and the suspect produced a handgun and shot the victim in the left abdomen and in the left leg. The suspect then fled the residence on foot in a westerly direction on E. Ida St.

Officers and K-9 searched the area for the suspect, but to no avail.

The victim was transported to Tampa General Hospital, by Fire Rescue and is currently in surgery. Investigation continues.

Lieutenant Craig A. Sawicki
Tampa Police Department