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Man hospitalized after early Sunday East Tampa shooting

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Man critically hurt during shooting

A man is in critical condition after an East Tampa shooting early Sunday morning, officials said.

Police responded about 12:13 a.m. to a shooting at 2210 E Lake Ave. in Belmont Heights Estates. The victim was standing with a group of friends outside, according to authorities, when shots were heard nearby.

A bullet struck the victim, resulting in an upper body injury. He was transported to a local hospital, where authorities said he was in stable but critical condition.

No description of the shooter or further information was available, police said.

Times staff

Man hospitalized after early Sunday East Tampa shooting 08/24/14 [Last modified: Sunday, August 24, 2014 9:59pm]
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