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One Man Dead In Overnight Shooting In Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the events that led to a man’s death in Tampa.

On Thursday, at approximately 8:30 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Waters Avenue and Anderson Road, where they discovered the body of an adult male in the Westbound lanes of Waters Avenue, next to his vehicle.

Detectives immediately made contact with the shooter, who remained at the scene.

At some point, the victim exited his vehicle at the traffic light. For unknown reasons, the other man fired his weapon. The victim, who has not been identified, died at the scene. 

“Detectives are currently questioning the shooter, who is cooperating,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. “Based on preliminary investigative details, the two men did not appear to know each other. We urge anyone who witnessed the incident, to please come forward.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at (813) 247-8200.

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