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Tampa Police Continue Search For Suspect Who Shot 16-Year-Old At Curtis Hixon Park

Tampa Police continue their investigation into a shooting that took place on Sunday night at Curtis Hixon Park.
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TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa Police continue their investigation into a shooting that took place on Sunday night at Curtis Hixon Park.

The victim, a 16-year-old black male, remains in the hospital in serious but stable condition and is expected to recover from his injury.

The suspect is described as a black male in his mid-to-late teens with a short afro. He is approximately 5’6″-5’9″ and was wearing a blue t-shirt, jeans, and black sneakers at the time of the shooting.

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Detectives are speaking with witnesses and checking with nearby businesses to gather the evidence needed to identify and apprehend the suspect.

Investigators are also asking anyone with information or who may be able to help identify the suspect to call Tampa Police at 813.231.6130, download and use the TampaPD app, or send a tip via TIP411.

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