One man injured in east Tampa shooting

Published Jan. 26, 2016

TAMPA — Police were investigating a shooting in east Tampa on Tuesday.

Officers responded to The Blue Store, 3617 E. Chelsea St., about 9:30 a.m. and found 29-year-old Leroy Carlyle suffering from a gun shot wound, Tampa Police said.

Detectives believe the shooter was in a silver Nissan. There was another group of men gathered nearby and investigators suspect someone in that group may have been in the intended target, police said.

Carlyle was taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not life threatening.