On 1/24/21, in the early morning hours, The Tampa Police Department responded to a call regarding shots fired in the area of 55th St. N and 26th Ave E.

Tampa Air Service spotted the pictured blue Kia Optima traveling recklessly at a high rate of speed in the area.

Patrol units attempted a traffic stop, however, the vehicle fled and Tampa Air Service kept a close surveillance on the direction of the vehicle.

The engine of the Kia caught fire and became inoperable. Officers arrested 4 occupants, finding multiple firearms in the vehicle.
The vehicle was reported stolen at gunpoint the day before out of The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.