Tampa police say fight led to fatal shooting in Ybor City

TAMPA, Fla. - Tampa police say a fight led to a fatal shooting in Ybor City early Saturday morning and they're looking for witnesses who may have seen what happened.

Police were called to the shooting in the 1500 block of E. 5th Ave. just after 3 a.m. When they arrived on scene, police found a Hispanic man severely wounded by a gunshot wound. He was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he died from his injuries. Police have not yet released his identity.

Investigators believe the man was involved in a fight in a public parking lot after leaving an Ybor City bar when the gunfire broke out. They're looking for witnesses to help them reconstruct the chain of events.

Anyone with any information can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).


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