TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday morning.
Tampa PD said, minutes before 9:30 a.m., a 16-year-old was shot in the leg on East Seward Street and 11th Street.
The teen was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Further details have not been released, but Tampa PD said the investigation is ongoing.
Wednesday's shooting comes days after another 16-year-old was shot in Tampa. In Friday's shooting, per Tampa PD, the 16-year-old was reportedly shot in the arm.
Recently, Tampa Police Chief Mary O'Connor implored for an end to gun violence.
"We, as a community, have to keep guns out of the hands of those who should not have them to begin with," O'Connor said. "Anyone illegally possessing a gun in the city of Tampa this summer will be arrested."
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