TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa police are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday morning.
Police said they responded to a report of a hold-up alarm at 4330 N. 40th Street at 10:51 a.m.
When they arrived on the scene, they found an 8-year-old innocent bystander with a gunshot wound to his finger. He was taken to a nearby hospital for medical care.
Officers were informed that two men had shot at each other when the 8-year-old boy was hit. One suspect fled the scene in a gray color vehicle.
Two minutes later, police were informed of a crash in the 4800 block of 35th Circle. Officers arrived and found a man in a silver car with a gunshot wound.
He was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
This is an active case and it is early in the investigation, police say.