TAMPA POLICE SHOOT MAN WHO POINTED GUN AT THEM
DATE/TIME: November 28, 2019 @ 1:38 PM
LOCATION: 100 block E. Flora St
DETAILS: Tampa Police were dispatched to the report of 'shots heard' in the 100 block of E. Flora St. An additional call to police reported a black male armed with a gun. Officers arrived on scene, attempting to locate the suspect. They found the adult male suspect in a backyard shed, where he was ordered to show his hands. The male subject turned at the officers and pointed a gun in their direction.
The officers, fired their weapons, hitting the suspect and removing the threat. The officers then immediately began applying first aid and requested response from medical personnel. Tampa Fire Rescue arrived and transported the male subject to a nearby hospital.
It is early in the investigation, and details are still fluid at this time. No officers were injured.