Tampa police seek suspect in shooting at Centro Ybor

Hillsborough County

Police continue to search for a suspect in an early morning shooting at Centro Ybor Tampa. 

According to police, a person tried shoplifting cigarettes from a 7 Eleven store on 7th Ave. When one of the clerks chased the suspect to the Muvico theater, they got into a confrontation and the clerk was shot in the lower body area. 

He was taken to an area hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. 

Detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding the suspect, who is described as a black male, between the ages of 40 and 50, wearing a black, red and yellow cap, black jacket and black pants. He was last seen riding a bike. 

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. 

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