Authorities have reported an influx of tips after they released new footage displaying individuals of interest in the ebore mass shooting. The video was released on Monday night, and our reporter Annie Map joins us live from eore City with the latest update on the police investigation. Stacy Josh, investigators assert that they are making progress in identifying additional suspects involved in the tragic eore shooting that took place over a week ago. However, they are currently focused on speaking with certain individuals who were in the company of one of the victims, 14-year-old Elijah Wilson, on that fateful night.
These individuals, visible in the released video by Tampa police, may possess information valuable to the ongoing investigation. It is believed that they may have witnessed one of the other assailants involved in the incident.
Wilson, along with 20-year-old Harrison Boppel, lost their lives that night. When asked why the people seen with Wilson in the footage have not yet come forward to the authorities, Major Patrick Mesmer expressed uncertainty, saying they are eager to speak with them and determine their activities in eore City on that particular evening.
The investigators have received numerous tips following the crime but stress the importance of further cooperation from the community. Major Mesmer emphasizes the need for the public’s assistance in identifying these individuals.
In addition to receiving videos from eyewitnesses and businesses, they are also reviewing the body camera footage from the officers present at the scene. If you possess any information regarding the mass shooting, you can submit a tip anonymously through various channels.
For more information, visit wfla.com. Reporting live from Tampa, I’m Annie Map for News Channel 8..