Crime Stoppers offers reward for motel shooting caught on video in Tampa

Posted at 9:29 AM, Sep 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-01 09:29:13-04

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for any information regarding an August shooting in the Travelodge motel at 2901 Busch Boulevard East in Tampa.  

On August 23, 2017, an unknown black male dressed in a black shirt and pants was caught on surveillance video shooting a handgun from a balcony of the motel at another subject. Detectives believe the man with the handgun was driving a light colored or silver Mitsubishi. 

The alleged victim of the shooting was a black man dressed in a red shirt and black shorts. He is believed to be the driver of a gray or silver Buick. 

Anyone with any information regarding the identity of either man is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at, or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application. 

Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order for tipsters to be eligible for the cash reward.