18 Wounded, 2 Dead, After Fight Leads to Shooting in Tampa

TAMPA, FLORIDA - OCTOBER 29: The Tampa Police Department and the Hillsborough County Sheri
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Eighteen people were wounded and two were killed after a fight led to shots being fired Sunday morning during Tampa, Florida, Halloween celebrations.

The Tampa Bay Times reported that the shots rang out about 3 a.m. Sunday morning, wounding 19 and killing one.

One of the wounded died shortly thereafter at the hospital, bringing the fatalities to two.

The Tampa Police Department and the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office investigates a fatal shooting in the Ybor City neighborhood on October 29, 2023 in Tampa, Florida.( Octavio Jones/Getty Images)

Police detained a suspect following the shooting, but there was one than one shooter involved.

WFLA noted Tampa police chief Lee Bercaw said the incident started as a street fight. Two groups of people fought, then shots were fired.

Bercaw believes at least three shooters were involved.

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