Breaking: Arrest Made in Connection to Armature Works Shooting

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Amidst the chaos near Armature Works in Tampa, a 17-year-old has been apprehended in connection to Tuesday’s shooting incident that left four individuals injured, including three innocent bystanders.

 

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Publicado por Tampa Police Department en Martes, 9 de abril de 2024

The teenager faces charges of second-degree attempted murder with a firearm and felon in possession of a firearm. Tampa police revealed that the arrest followed witness testimony and surveillance footage, which depicted the teen firing shots in the direction of two individuals. While one suspect is in custody, authorities continue their search for another person of interest linked to the case.

The altercation, believed to involve two groups of teenage boys, erupted near Stones Throw, a restaurant at Armature Works, before escalating into gunfire.

In the aftermath, victims are recovering, and investigators are diligently pursuing leads to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident. Meanwhile, the affected families grapple with the aftermath, emphasizing the urgent need to address gun violence in the community.

Tampa Police Chief Lee Bercaw reiterated the commitment to hold all involved parties accountable, urging anyone with information to come forward to aid in the ongoing investigation. If you have pertinent information, authorities encourage you to reach out via 813-231-6130 or submit an anonymous tip via Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) or via TIP411.

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