Motorcyclist Shot after Tampa Traffic Dispute
The shooter fled, but Tampa police said they caught him.
TAMPA – A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital Thursday (Aug. 4) after he was shot in the back following an argument with another driver, according to the Tampa Police Department.
Carlos R. Rodriguez, 33, was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Ezekiel Henson, 29, of 1419 Autumn Drive in Tampa, was charged with aggravated battery, police said.
Rogriguez and Henson were arguing about 6:38 p.m. at the intersection of 109th Avenue and N Nebraska Avenue after a traffic incident. Police said witnesses told them that Henson shot Rodriguez in his back as the victim was returning to his motorcycle after the verbal confrontation. Henson fled in his vehicle but police said they caught him a short distance away.
For information about the Tampa Police Department, go to tampagov.net.
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