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Tampa teen, 17, fatally shot in neighborhood; man detained

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Published Jul. 23

TAMPA — A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in the neighborhood along the 10000 block of N Pawnee Avenue on Monday, according to police.

Officers arrived to the scene at about 3:44 p.m. at the neighborhood, which is just east of Adventure Island.

They the wounded found the teen in a front yard. A second man was detained. The shooting does not appear to be random, police said. No one involved in the shooting incident was named by police and no arrests have been made.

Detectives are unclear as to what happened and are investigating the shooting. Tampa police released no other details about the incident.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Tampa Police Department at (813) 231-6130. In order to be eligible for a cash reward and remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1–800–873–8477, go online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application.

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