Officers Shoot Armed Man

1/12/2020 at 1:24 A.M.

 Location: 4200 Block East Cayuga St.

Tampa Police officers were dispatched to N. 40th St. and East Osborne Ave. responding to reports of “shots heard” in the area.

As they were canvassing the area, officers were advised of additional “shots heard” near 42nd St. and Cayuga St.

Officers were on Cayuga St. when they encountered an adult male subject who was armed with a firearm.

Subject threatened the officers with the firearm.

Officers then discharged their weapons, striking the suspect.

Officers provided first aid until Tampa Fire Rescue arrived and transported him to the hospital.

The officers were not injured.

This is an ongoing investigation and information remains fluid.

Updates will be released as they become available.

Published at Sun, 12 Jan 2020 09:33:32 +0000
Source: Officers Shoot Armed Man.