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Man critically injured in Tampa shooting


Published:   |   Updated: August 24, 2014 at 02:44 PM

A man was critically injured in a shooting near the Belmont Height Estates apartments in East Tampa early Sunday.

The man was standing outside the apartment complex, 2210 E. Lake Ave., with some friends around midnight when shots were heard coming from a nearby area, according to a release from the Tampa Police Department.

A bullet struck the man in the upper body, police said.

The man, whose name was not released, was taken to a hospital where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

A description of the suspect was not available. Police continue to investigate.

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