Shots fired, 2 hit in bar robbery

By Times Staff Writer
Published November 17, 2007

TAMPA - Police are investigating a robbery and shootings early Friday at the CB Bar, 4200 N 42nd St.

Marquis I. Stewart, 27, was at the bar when three men entered with pistols and demanded money from him and other victims, police said.

Stewart struck out at one of the robbers and wrestled him to the ground, police said.

During the fight, another robber shot Stewart in the left calf, and another unidentified victim grabbed his own gun and fired seven to nine times at the robbers, hitting one of them.

The three robbers sped away in a four-door Chevy.

The investigation continues.