TAMPA — A 31-year-old Tampa man was hospitalized after he was shot once in the buttocks during a drug deal late Wednesday night, according to police.
The incident happened at 12th Street and Eskimo Avenue about 11:30 p.m.
Police said 20-year-old Deandre Adams shot Antonio Butler. Butler was taken to Tampa General Hospital, where he was expected to live.
Adams was arrested and faces a charge of aggravated battery.
Police listed Adams' address as at large. Previous arrests show him living in Tampa, according to jail records.