Florida shooting: At least two dead and 18 injured after a fight broke out outside a Tampa bar in the Ybor City neighborhood, authorities say

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Sunday, October 29, 2023, 11:08 a.m

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TAMPA, Fla. – At least two people were killed and 18 others were injured in a shooting in Florida early Sunday.

According to Tampa Police Chief Lee Bercaw, a fight broke out between two groups around 3 a.m. as bars were closing in Ybor City, a neighborhood in Tampa, Florida.

Hundreds were near the scene when the shooting began, Bercaw said at a news conference.

The condition of the injured was initially unknown.

A suspect, a man, turned himself in to police, Bercaw said.

Authorities believe at least two shooters were involved. There is currently only one person in custody.

Further information was not initially available.

This is a breaking news story, please check back for future updates.

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