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Police investigating deadly shooting at Takomah Trail Park in Tampa

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Posted at 8:15 PM, Dec 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-29 14:46:48-05

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa police are investigating a deadly shooting at Takomah Trail Park Tuesday evening.

Police said they received a call just before 4 p.m. that two people were shot in Takomah Trail Park, at 10099 Takomah Trail.

When officers arrived, they found a 16-year-old teen with gunshot wounds inside the park. The teen died at the scene shortly after, police said. Another person, a 32-year-old man, was shot at the park but did not have life-threatening injuries.

Investigators said a group of people, including the teen, shot and robbed a victim. The victim responded by firing his legally-owned and properly-permitted concealed gun, hitting the teen, police said.

Once officers arrived, the remaining people in the group and the robbery victim left the area. The

The investigation into the incident is ongoing and further charges may be pending.