NewsHillsborough County


Child injured in shooting in Temple Terrace, search for suspect underway

Posted at 4:14 PM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 16:14:07-04

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. -- Police are searching for the suspects involved in a pair of shootings that happened in Temple Terrace Tuesday night.

The Temple Terrace Police Department responded to a call of a shooting near the intersection of Grove Hill Road and Shirley Drive a little after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. Police were told a suspect(s) opened fire and then left the area inside an unknown vehicle.

At about 11:15 p.m. on the same night, police responded to a separate shooting call. This time, in the 8600th block of Boardwalk Trail Drive. A child was hit by one of the bullets in the area.

The child was taken to Tampa General Hospital.

Police are now looking for a white Jeep that may have been involved in both of the shootings. Police did not say if they know for sure that the two shootings were related.

Anyone with information on the shootings is asked to call 813-989-7110.

Story developing, refresh for updates. Stay with ABC Action News for the latest.