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2 people shot in Ybor City

2 people shot in Ybor City

TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA) – Tampa police are investigating an overnight shooting in Ybor City that sent two people to the hospital.

Police said the victims were walking to their vehicle in the area of 15th street and 2nd avenue at 12:30 a.m. when they were approached by the suspects.

Police said the male suspect told the male victim to give up his money, which the victim did.

The female suspect approached the female victim, according to police, who was in the vehicle and the two began to argue.

Police said the female suspect pulled the female victim from the vehicle and a struggle ensued.

According to police, the males then ran to their partner's aid and the male suspect produced a handgun and shot the male suspect in the chest, then pushed the female victim and shot her in the abdomen while she was lying on the ground.

Police said the suspects ran away and both victims were taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.



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