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Tampa police officer shot, police say

Officer wounded, man killed in drivers' dispute

ABC ACTION NEWS TAMPA
ABC ACTION NEWS TAMPA


TAMPA, Fla. – A Tampa Police Department police officer, who was wearing a bullet-proof vest,  was wounded during a shooting Saturday afternoon, police said

The department's Twitter account reported the officer was conscious and breathing on his own.

Tampa Police Department's spokesperson Andrea Davis said the shooting was about 4:30 p.m., and two were shot. One died. 

The officer was wounded, after he discharged his weapon. 

A driver told police he saw two drivers involved in an altercation that involved shots fired.

The drivers stopped at a Hyatt Place hotel parking lot, police said. The officer followed them. 

Witnesses were at a nearby Sunoco gas station and the Yuengling Beer Company Of Tampa,11111 N 30th St. 


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