OFF THE WIRE
TAMPA, Fla. - Tampa Police are investigating a Saturday morning shooting at the Outlaw Motorcycle Clubhouse.
An employee at the BP gas station at N. Nebraska Ave. and E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. called 911 just before 7:30 a.m. to report that a customer had been shot.
When officers arrived, they determined the shooting occurred at the Outlaw Motorcycle Clubhouse at 4007 N. Nebraska Ave.
Police say the suspects vehicle was in the parking lot, and they thought he was still inside.
The Tactical Response Team was activated, but the suspect surrendered before they entered the vehicle.
Police arrested 65-year-old Juan Jose Cabrera of Riverview.
28-year-old Edward Victoria of Tampa was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition.
Investigators believe the victim and suspect had a argument, and the victim was shot in the stomach and leg.
Riverview man arrested following shooting in Tampa
TAMPA - An argument at the hangout of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club turned violent Saturday morning and ended with one man in the hospital and another behind bars.
Edward Victoria, 38, suffered gunshot wounds to the leg and stomach and was transported to a nearby hospital. He is in stable condition.
Juan Jose Cabrera Jr., 46, is in the Hillsborough County Jail facing one count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. He is being held on a bond of $7,500.
According to a Tampa Police Department report officers were dispatched to 4007 N. Nebraska Ave. at approximately 7:24 am in response to a shooting call. The caller, an employee of a convenience store in the area, said someone had been shot.
A preliminary investigation revealed the shooting took place inside the Outlaw’s hangout. Investigators say the suspect was still inside the building when they arrived and his vehicle was still in the parking lot.
The department’s Tactical Response Team was called out to remove Cabrera Jr., but just prior to their entry, he surrendered and was arrested.
Detectives say the two men got into an argument that escalated. Cabrera allegedly armed himself with a handgun and shot Victoria twice.
Cabrera is no stranger to law enforcement. He has two prior arrests in Hillsborough County in the past 10 years. In 2002 he was charged with cocaine possession and in 2005 he was arrested on a DUI charge.