Tampa Teen Shot Dead Sunday

Tampa Police are investigating a shooting, which turned deadly Sunday nigt at 4:44 pm. It happened at the 3900 block of E. Ellicott St.

16 year old Jamare Hodges and several of his friends were victims of a robbery.

During the course of the robbery, the suspect armed himself with a firearm and shot Jamare. He was rushed to the hospital and tragically succumbed to his wound.

Homicide detectives have active leads in this case and expect breakthroughs.

Hodges’ grandmother was at the hospital and notified of her grandson’s passing.

Tampa Police are asking if anyone has information on this case please call them at 813-231-6130.