TAMPA POLICE SEEKS PUBLIC'S HELP IN SOLVING EARLY MORNING SHOOTING

Posted
03/25/19
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There was a crowd outside the Hookah Lounge early Sunday when the shooting occurred, which resulted in the death of a 29 year old man.

DATE/TIME: Sunday, March 24, at approximately 4:04 a.m.

LOCATION: 813 Hookah Lounge at 4809 E Busch Boulevard

DECEASED: 29 year old man

DETAILS: At approximately 4:04 a.m. Sunday, Tampa Police officers responded to a report of a shooting outside of the 813 Hookah Lounge. Upon arrival, officers found a man on the side of the business who was lying on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

At the time of the shooting, there was a crowd outside of the Hookah Lounge. The victim was leaving the Hookah Lounge with some acquaintances. Tampa Police detectives are urging anyone who could provide a description of the shooter to come forward. The shooting does not appear to be random, though a motive remains unclear.

Anyone with any information should contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) to be eligible for a cash reward.