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Man shot in hand during attempted robbery near Tampa

TAMPA — Hillsborough County deputies were investigating a shooting during an attempted robbery Friday in the 4000 block of W Waters Avenue.

Two men got into an argument just before noon near a side entrance to the Laguna Park apartment complex, authorities said. During the argument, one of them pulled a gun and tried to rob the other.

The gun went off and the other man was shot in the hand, authorities said. The shooter fled. The injured man was taken to a hospital and his wound was not considered life threatening, officials said.

Deputies were interviewing witnesses to develop a description of the shooter.

Man shot in hand during attempted robbery near Tampa 02/07/14 [Last modified: Friday, February 7, 2014 3:58pm]
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