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Tampa detectives working to determine if two shootings are related

18th Avenue deadly shooting
29th Avenue shooting
Posted at 6:31 AM, Mar 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-20 09:28:10-04

TAMPA, Fla. — Detectives are trying to determine if two separate shootings Thursday night in the College Hills neighborhood are related.

The first shooting occurred in the 2600 block of E. 29th Avenue.

The second, less than a mile away near the intersection of E. 18th Avenue and N. 27th Street where a car with bullet holes in the back window ended up just off the road.

Officers say paramedics transported the victims in the shootings to area hospitals. One of the victims died.

Investigators are working to determine the identities of the suspects and any motives for the shootings.