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Woman killed inside Tampa sports bar

Stephanie Butler, 39, was shot dead at Picadily Sports Bar in Tampa.

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

Stephanie Butler, 39, was shot dead at Picadily Sports Bar in Tampa.

A woman died after being shot in a Tampa bar early this morning, and police are looking for the two suspects.

Shortly after midnight, two men walked into the Picadily Sports Bar at 2806 E Busch Blvd. in Tampa, and the victim, Stephanie Butler, 39, confronted them, Tampa police said.

Butler, of 2903 W. Waters Ave. in Tampa, was shot, and the suspects took off north on 28th Street in a white SUV, police reported.

Tampa Police received a 911 call at 12:40 a.m. and arrived one minute later to find Butler with a gunshot wound in her upper body.

Officers performed CPR, but Tampa Fire Rescue pronounced her dead at the scene.

Detectives say one of the suspects is a Hispanic man in his mid-20s, about 5-foot-8 with a thin build and short black hair. They believe he was wearing a white shirt.

Police are still investigating the shooting.

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Woman killed inside Tampa sports bar 06/13/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 2:40pm]
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