A College of Tampa pupil was fatally shot early Saturday whereas making an attempt to get into the unsuitable automotive, police mentioned.
The coed, who had been with buddies, took an Uber to his residence close to campus and tried to get right into a parked automotive, Tampa police mentioned in a information launch.
The particular person in that automotive fatally fired on the scholar.
The shooter advised police that he feared for his life when the scholar tried to get within the car, officers mentioned.
Tampa police haven’t publicly idenitifed the sufferer or shooter.
The coed was pronounced useless on the scene about 1:30 a.m., police mentioned. The shooter remained on the scene and was cooperative with detectives.
Tampa police haven’t publicly recognized the sufferer or shooter.
The College of Tampa issued a press release Saturday mourning the scholar.
“Our heartfelt condolences exit to the scholar’s household and buddies, in addition to all who had been affected by this incident,” the assertion mentioned. “The College values all members of the neighborhood and mourns this tragic loss.”
A college spokesperson mentioned the varsity did not have consent from the scholar’s dad and mom to launch his identify or any figuring out info.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing and any potential expenses shall be determined by the State Lawyer’s Workplace, police mentioned.