Deputies said the 8-year-old is in critical condition at the hospital.
TAMPA, Fla. — One child is dead and another is critically injured following a shooting in Tampa, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Deputies said the shooting happened just after 10:30 p.m. Monday at a home located on Heritage Club Drive near Gazebo Pond Lane.
When deputies arrived, they said they found two children, ages 5 and 8, with apparent gunshot wounds. Both were rushed to Tampa General Hospital, the agency said. The 5-year-old died at the hospital. The 8-year-old is currently in critical condition, according to deputies.
The sheriff’s office said everyone believed to have been involved in the deadly shooting is accounted for. And, deputies said they are continuing to investigate.
3 men shot, 1 killed near Robert Saunders Senior Public Library, Tampa police say
by: Annie Mapp
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Tampa Police Department is investigating a homicide in the 1500 block of North Nebraska Avenue where one man was killed and two others were injured early Saturday morning.
TPD received the call before 1:30 a.m. and arrived to discover an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound on the ground.
The victim, who police say is in his 40s, was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.
Two adults males arrived at an area hospital with gunshot wounds. According to police, the second and third males’ injures are believed to be non-life-threatening.
Detectives were still investigating and interviewing witnesses as of this report. The 1500 block of North Nebraska Avenue between East Estelle Street and East 3rd Avenue are closed as police work the scene.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.