One dead in Tampa apartment shooting

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The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred at a Tampa apartment complex this afternoon.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on September 20, 2020, the HCSO Communications Center received a 911 call about a shooting that had just occurred at the Coopers Pond Apartments, located on Fountain Mist Drive in Tampa. Upon arrival, deputies located a shooting victim within one of the apartments in the neighborhood. The victim was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital, where despite life-saving efforts, the victim succumbed from their injuries. The suspect fled from the scene.
“Our deputies are looking for any witnesses who may have heard or seen something about what led to this shooting,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. “While our deputies continue their investigation, it is believed that the suspect and victim knew each other, and there is no threat to the public at this time.”
If you have any information about the suspect or this incident, you’re asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at (813) 247-8200. Tips can also be submitted anonymously by calling CrimeStoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).