2 arrested after Tampa shootout, 1 suspect still at large

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Two people have been arrested following an apparent shootout in Tampa Tuesday morning.

A police lieutenant tells News Channel 8 people in two cars shot at each other at Williams Park Center, a city park, near East Tampa.

The cars did not pull over when officers arrived, and police started to pursue one of them.

During the chase, police say one of the suspects pointed a firearm at the officers.

The pursuit ended near North 40th and East Clifton Streets when the car tried to drive over a median.

Police say three people bailed out of the car. Two were caught and a third remains at large.

Video shows one of the men resisting and police officers wrestling him to the ground.

Reshard Mills, 21, was charged with discharging a firearm from a vehicle, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and resisting with violence.

Also arrested was 18-year-old Tyrell Leach. He was charged with fleeing to elude, burglary and resisting without violence.

It’s unclear what happened to the second car involved in the incident.

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