Tampa schools locked down; shots fired

- Several Tampa Bay area schools are on lockdown after reports of shots fired nearby. 

Tampa police officers responded to the 1600 block of East Cayuga Street for a report of gunshots.  Two males were reported to be arguing and then firing at each other.

According to police, the shooting was not school related. However, as a precautionary measure the following schools have been placed on "lock-in" status: 

  • Edison Elementary
  • Lockhart Elementary
  • Middleton High
  • Ferrell Middle
  • Young Middle
  • Sanchez Center
  • Orange Grove Middle

The subjects were both black males. One was last seen wearing a green hoodie, tan cargo shorts and riding a lime green BMX-style bicycle. The second subject was reportedly wearing a white t-shirt and jean shorts. 

Shell casings were found in the area. No victim has been located.

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