Dear Readers,

The coronavirus pandemic has caused widespread disruption to the lives of everyone in Tampa Bay and to so many businesses in our community. Here at the Tampa Bay Times, we continue to provide free, up-to-date information at as a public service. But we need your help. Please consider supporting us by subscribing or donating, and by sharing our work. Thank you.

  1. News
  2. /
  3. Crime

Police investigate shooting in north Tampa

Responding officers found a person shot on North 15th Street near Fowler Avenue.
Tampa police investigate at the scene of a shooting on North 15th Street near Fowler Avenue on Monday. The sedan's windows on the driver side appear to be shattered by gunfire. One person was taken to the hospital with at least one gunshot wound. [Tampa Police Department]

TAMPA — Police were investigating Monday after a person was found shot in north Tampa.

Officers dispatched to a shooting call shortly after 1 p.m. found a person shot on North 15th Street near Fowler Avenue, Tampa police said. Officers provided first aid until Tampa Fire Rescue arrived to take the person to the hospital.

Police closed 15th Street between Fowler and East 109th avenues while the investigation was underway. Shaw Elementary and West University High School were placed on lock-in status.

A video of the scene released by Tampa police showed a sedan stopped on 15th Street. The windows on the car’s driver side appeared to have been shattered by gunfire.

No other details were immediately released.