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Tampa police investigating overnight shooting death in Ybor City

TAMPA — Police are investigating an early morning shooting that left a man dead in Ybor City.

At about 3 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to a shooting in the area of the 1500 block of E Fifth Avenue, Tampa police said. There they found a Hispanic male with life-threatening injuries.

The man, whose identity police have not released, was transported to Tampa General Hospital, where he later died, police said.

Police believe the shooting may have stemmed from a fight or altercation in a public parking lot after the man left an Ybor City bar. Detectives are trying to identify witnesses in order to reconstruct the chain of events, police said.

Tampa police investigating overnight shooting death in Ybor City 07/13/13 [Last modified: Saturday, July 13, 2013 5:12pm]

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