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Boy, 13, shot near Tampa community center, police say

He was is in stable but critical condition Wednesday. Police are asking the community for more information.
A 13-year-old boy was shot and critically injured Tuesday near the Lee Davis Community Resource Center, according to the Tampa Police Department.
A 13-year-old boy was shot and critically injured Tuesday near the Lee Davis Community Resource Center, according to the Tampa Police Department. [ Courtesy of Sandra Bentil ]
Published Nov. 24
Updated Nov. 24

TAMPA — A 13-year-old boy was shot and critically injured Tuesday near the Lee Davis Community Resource Center.

According to Tampa police, officers received several calls at 4:42 p.m. saying that a person had been shot near the intersection of East 26th Avenue and North 22nd Street. Officers responded and found a boy who appeared to have multiple gunshot wounds.

The boy, whom the police have not identified, was taken to a hospital and was in stable but critical condition Wednesday afternoon.

Police are seeking more information on the shooting and can be reached at 813-231-6130 with tips.