TAMPA, Fla. - Police arrested two men who were involved in a home invasion, attempted to evade police and crashed a stolen car into the bowl of a skate park. Two suspects are still on the run.
Just before 11 p.m. Wednesday night Tampa Police Officers responded to a shots fired call in the 1900 block of E. Genesee Street where they saw a Kia Sol speeding off.
They determined that a home invasion had occurred and began to pursue the Kia.
The suspects drove the Kia into the Bro Bowl skatepark at the Perry Harvey Park. The suspects tried to run off after the car got stuck on a mound in the bowl but were taken into custody shortly after. The Kia was a reported stolen vehicle from the Tampa International Airport. There were no reported injuries to officers or suspects as a result of the pursuit.
HOME INVASION: Tampa Police pursued and apprehended the suspects at Perry Harvey Park, vehicle was stolen from @FlyTPA, per @TampaPD
During the investigation, officers determined that the two men were involved in a home invasion that occurred earlier in the evening.
Police say that at least four masked, armed suspects forced their way into the victims’ home. A shot was fired inside the residence; however, no one was hit. One of the male victims was pistol whipped. That victim suffered non-life threatening injuries and is being treated at a local hospital.
Police arrested 21-year-old Daniel Luis Santana of Tampa for Home Invasion Robbery, Firearm Aggravated Battery and two counts of Carrying a Conceal Firearm. His accomplice, 24-year-old Bradley Scott Kincaid of Tampa, was arrested for Home Invasion Robbery, Firearm Flee to Elude, driving with no valid driver's license and Grand Theft Auto.
There is currently no additional information about the two suspects that are still on the run.
Police are actively investigating.
HOME INVASION: Great job by our friends at the Tampa Police Department who quickly apprehended these dangerous suspects! @TampaPD