One killed, 7 wounded by gunfire in Florida

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Florida state authorities announced that one person was killed and 7 others were wounded by a car shooting at a basketball court in Tampa, Florida.

Investigators believe that several people, who were in a car with darkened windows, fired several bullets as they passed a group of people near the basketball court, according to

US media reported that the shooting was not indiscriminate and that the group was being targeted.

The police chief said that a 36-year-old man died of his wounds after arriving at the hospital, while two others were in critical condition, along with 5 wounded, in stable condition.

He added that the victims were between the ages of 17 and 36.

He explained that investigations are underway to determine the motive behind the attack.

“We lost a life tonight due to senseless acts of violence,” police said in a statement.

“We aim to restore peace to this community and we will continue to confront those who cause harm,” she added.

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