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Woman Struck by ‘Something’ During Fireworks

Police crowded around the woman at the Temple Terrace golf course Wednesday night.


A woman who was watching the annual on the first fairway of the was hit in the leg with “something” at the celebration, police said.

According to Temple Terrace Deputy Chief Bernard Seeley, the incident is under investigation and police won’t know what struck the woman until they receive a report from the hospital where she was taken.

and fireworks spectators crowded around the woman Wednesday night. There appeared to be blood on her leg and in a folding chair next to her. Police officers brushed their hands on the chair and the ground, presumably to determine what might have struck her. A stretcher was wheeled over as Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members asked the crowd to disperse.

“We did have a lady injured on the first fairway of the golf course after the fireworks,” Seeley said. “We’re still investigating at this time.”

Stay with Temple Terrace Patch for updates.

Carol Dell July 05, 2012 at 10:28 PM
Just heard that it was a stray bullet.........sign of the times in Temple Terrace.
Richard Diaz July 05, 2012 at 10:59 PM
call tpd for backup
Sherri Lonon July 06, 2012 at 01:46 PM
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Jennifer Moriarty July 06, 2012 at 04:48 PM
I hope this is not a sign of the times but it is exactly what more apartments will bring.

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