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Two people shot in Tampa home invasion

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The crime occurred early Sunday morning at this location on North Florida Ave. The crime occurred early Sunday morning at this location on North Florida Ave.
TAMPA, FL (WFLA) - Detectives with the Tampa Police Department are asking for the public’s help in locating a home invasion/shooting suspect.

The incident occurred just before 1 a.m. Sunday at a residence in the 7900 block of North Florida Ave. Two victims were transported to a local hospital with gunshot wounds.

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According to a TPD report Derek Huff, 32, was smoking a cigarette in the breezeway of his apartment when he was approached by an unidentified black male with a bandana over his face. The suspect demanded Huff give him money but when the victim said he did not have any the suspect shot him in the back.

The man then forced his way into the residence where he encountered Mary Huff. Investigators say the suspect shot the 51-year-old woman in the left arm before fleeing in an unknown direction.

The injuries suffered by the Huffs are not considered to be life threatening.

If you have any information about this incident please contact the Tampa Police Department.

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