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New Tampa shooting leaves victim with multiple gunshot wounds

The victim was driving through an apartment complex when the shooting started, according to Tampa police.
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Published Oct. 3, 2020

TAMPA — A person was shot and critically injured Saturday while driving through a New Tampa apartment complex, police say.

The shooting took place about 3:30 p.m. at the Morgan Creek Apartments in the 8400 block of Emily Wood Creek, near the Interstate 75 and Bruce B. Downs Boulevard interchange.

The victim was driving through the complex and looking for a parking spot when the shooting started. A shooter or multiple shooters fired multiple times at the victim, leaving them with several gunshot wounds, according to Tampa police.

The victim was rushed to a hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries, police say.

Police did not release the name of the shooting victim. The investigation is ongoing.