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Security Guard Shot and Suspects Opened Fire on Police in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa Police Officers responded to Club 1828 where multiple shots were heard inside the business. While investigating, shots were fired from a vehicle at officers and security guards outside the club, as the driver traveled north on 40th St.towards Hillsborough Ave.

The vehicle subsequently crashed a few blocks away and its three occupants fled on foot. All three were captured, two were released pending the investigation.

One of the security guards was struck and rushed into surgery. The security guard is currently in stable condition.

During the investigation, detectives discovered three victims shot inside the club, were driven to separate hospitals. All have non-life threatening injuries.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Updates will be provided as they become available.

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