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Police: 9-year-old struck by stray bullet in Tampa

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Posted at 10:21 PM, May 13, 2021

TAMPA, Fla. — A 9-year-old was sent to the hospital after being struck by a stray bullet in Tampa Thursday night.

Tampa police said just after 8 p.m., a shooting happened at 30th Ave. and 54th St. N.

The incident started as a fight between two groups in the Grant Park area.

The child who was struck by a stray round was conscious and breathing when they were taken to a local hospital. On Friday, police said the 9-year-old is in stable condition.

The shooting remains under investigation, but detectives have identified several persons of interest.

Anyone who may have information is asked to contact Crimestoppers of Tampa Bay at 800-873-TIPS.