Man Injured in Tampa Shooting Near Elementary School, Police Seek Leads


In a troubling incident early Monday morning, one man was left injured after a shooting in Tampa. Authorities are now seeking leads to identify those responsible for the violence. The incident occurred around 1:57 a.m. near the 6500 block of Julie Street, an area close to Foster Elementary School and Sligh Middle School.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers found the victim with “upper body trauma” and promptly transported him to a local hospital for medical attention.

Tampa Police Department urges anyone with information to come forward by contacting the agency directly at 813-231-6130 or submitting anonymous tips through available channels like the TampaPD app and Crimestoppers hotline at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) or online.