Tampa Police detectives are investigating another shooting at a motel in the Busch Gardens area. Police say it happened at 3:45 a.m. today at 2307 E. Busch Boulevard at the Red Roof Inn. The victim was in room 242 with an unidentified female. She fled into a vehicle in the parking lot and left the motel. A hotel front desk employee called 911 about the shooting. Police say the victim was taken to a local hospital where he is in stable condition after surgery. Detectives will try to interview him again.
On February 17, 2015, another person was shot and killed in the parking lot of the Quality Inn at 4139 E. Busch Boulevard. The shooting happened around 2 a.m. Police say the suspect and victim knew each other. The investigation continues in this case, too.