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Tampa police investigate shooting at east Tampa nightclub

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Posted at 5:52 AM, Aug 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-11 09:44:39-04

Tampa police are investigating a shooting outside of a nightclub near 40th Street and East River Grove Drive in northeast Tampa, officials said.

One person was shot, but the injuries are believed to be non-life threatening, the Tampa Police Department said.

No further details were released about the incident. 

A portion of North 40th Street was shut down for several hours after the shooting while police officials conducted an investigation.

Northbound traffic on North 40th Street was blocked at River Grove Drive, Southbound traffic on 40th Street was closed at East Norfolk St.

Motorists were encouraged to seek alternate routes.