Man, woman injured in shooting outside gas station in Tampa, suspect sought

Hillsborough County

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that injured a man and woman outside a gas station in Tampa Thursday morning.

Deputies said the two was shot in the parking lot of a gas station in the 13100 block of N. Florida Avenue.

The suspect, an unknown black man, drove away from the scene in a white Nissan Altima. He is described to have a thin build and was last seen wearing a red sweater, black pants, and a baseball cap bearing the Colorado Rockies logo.

“Surveillance from inside of the gas station gives us a decent view of the suspect in this case,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. “If you recognize him or know where our deputies can locate him, please call us with that information.”

Both the man and woman are expected to survive their injuries.

Anyone with information about the suspect is urged to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at (813) 247-8200. You can also remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).

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