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Man, woman shot while riding motorcycle on the Howard Frankland

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Posted at 5:02 AM, Jun 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-22 11:26:08-04

TAMPA, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol says a man and woman were shot early on Tuesday morning while riding a motorcycle on the Howard Frankland Bridge.

According to FHP, the 40-year-old man and 47-year-old woman, both of Clearwater, were shot by an unknown suspect or suspects in a passing black sedan. It happened around 12:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes.

Troopers say the victims were both taken to an area hospital for treatment. Their injuries were non-life-threatening.

FHP says the motorcyclists were a part of the Outlaw gang.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the FHP by calling 813-558-1800.