Tampa police looking for suspect after shooting puts one in the hospital

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Posted at 12:02 PM, Feb 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-06 12:10:19-05

TAMPA BAY, Fla-  — Police say they are still looking for the man responsible for a shooting in Tampa.

According to police, on February 6 a man was shot and robbed in the 1200 block of N. 20th St.

The police report states that an armed black man in his mid-twenties and wearing all black clothing robbed the victim before shooting him. The suspect then fled the scene. The victim was transported to a hospital by car. He remains in the hospital, currently listed in stable condition.

A gray sedan was reportedly seen in the area near the time of the shooting. Detectives say they want to speak with the occupants for any information that could assist in the investigation.

Detectives are continuing to work on developing additional leads in this investigation and ask anyone with information to contact Crimestoppers of Tampa Bay at 800.873.TIPS.