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Homicide investigation underway in Tampa after man is found in bushes

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Posted at 9:34 AM, Sep 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-20 09:53:45-04

Tampa Police are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was found in some bushes seriously injured.

TPD responded Thursday evening to an area near N. 22nd St. and E. Fowler Ave. and found a man on the ground in the bushes near the railroad tracks.

He was suffering from a serious injury. He was taken to the hospital but eventually succumbed to his injury. Police are calling it a homicide.

The man was in his mid 20's and was found in an area where transients frequently gather, TPD says.

The circumstances of his death remain unclear at this time.

Anyone with any information regarding the homicide is asked to call Tampa Police at 813-231-6130 or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) to be eligible for a cash reward.

Police have not released any additional info at this time. The story is developing. Stay with ABC Action News for updates.