1 dead, 6 injured in Tampa bar shooting; Suspect still at large, police say

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Six people were injured and one person was killed at a bar in Tampa Sunday morning after a fight broke out after hours, according to the Tampa Police Chief.

Chief Mary O’Connor said the shooting took place around 3am at the LIT Cigar & Martini Lounge on North Franklin Street.

According to police, the shooting started after a fight between two groups of people, which spilled onto the street.

O’Connor said that, based on information from witnesses, the suspect exited the bar and was given a gun before firing into the crowd. She said there may be another suspect in the case, although it is not known if there were multiple gunmen.

“The suspects clearly disregard human life,” she said during a news conference on Sunday morning. “They opened fire on a crowd that was doing nothing but partying out here on Franklin Street.”

The only fatality was of a California man who was visiting Tampa for a wedding. The other six victims, four men and two women, were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

“We are currently working with witnesses to develop leads,” O’Connor said. “We haven’t made any arrests yet, but again, we’re working on that with the utmost urgency.”

“We won’t sleep until we have something concrete to put these violent criminals where they belong,” she added.

O’Connor said there is no public threat at this time.

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