Witness sought in Plant High School student shooting

TAMPA - UPDATE: Tampa police detectives are searching for a possible witness in Friday's night's shooting of a Plant High School student following Friday night's football game.

The video, below, shows him attending the game and police believe he may have information that could help solve the case.

The original story is below the video player.

ORIGINAL STORY: Tampa Police are investigating a shooting involving two teenage girls.

Police say the victims, ages 15 and 16, were walking home on San Miguel Street from Friday night's Plant High School game when a vehicle stopped next to them. The suspect inside the vehicle rolled down the window, spoke to them and then pointed a gun at them.

The two girls ran and the suspect fired a round, which struck the 16-year-old in the leg. She was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

A robocall was sent out to parents of Plant High students.

The suspect is described as a white male, between the ages of 20 and 30. He was possibly wearing a red shirt with a black ski-type mask on his head, but was not covering his face. He was clean shaven with a chubby face. The vehicle was a black four-door with dark-tinted windows. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 813-231-6130.

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