TAMPA, Fla. — Police in Tampa shot a man they say threatened them with a gun Saturday morning.
The incident happened near 42nd Street and East Cayuga Street around 1:30 a.m.
Officers were called out to reports of shots fired a few blocks away on North 40th Street and East Osborne Avenue. While they were investigating, they got a second report of shots fired at Cayuga Street. Police say they came into contact with a man who threatened them with the gun, and officers fired at him.
Police gave him first aid, and then he was transported to an area hospital, where he had surgery. His condition is not known.
Two officers were involved in the shooting.