Two teenagers shot across the street from Busch Gardens

Posted at 3:31 AM, Jul 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-20 05:31:56-04

Tampa Police are investigating the shooting of two teenagers Wednesday night across the street from Busch Gardens.

At 10:44 p.m. officers responded to the report of shooting behind Nilsa's Puerto Rican Bistro, located at 9002 N. 40th Street.

When they arrived on scene, police found two teens suffering from gunshot wounds. Paramedics transported both teenagers to a local hospital for treatment.

Authorities say one victim, an 18-year-old, suffered a non-life threatening injury. The second victim, a 19-year-old, is in serious condition.

Detectives are pursuing leads in the shooting.

Tampa Police is asking anyone with information on the shooting to contact them at (813) 231-6130.