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Tampa Police Arrest Juvenile for Shooting at 8600 Block of Armenia Ave

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TAMPA, Fla.- Tampa Police have arrested a 14-year-old male in connection with the shooting of a 16-year-old male on Friday, January 26, 2024.

At approximately 3:42 p.m., officers responded to the 8600 block of N Armenia Ave following a report of a juvenile who had been shot.

Witnesses on scene advised the incident happened following a fight near a bus stop on Armenia.

Officers retrieved video that captured the incident showing the suspect chasing the victim with a firearm in his hand.

The suspect was later identified as Scott Decerant B/M (DOB 04-15-2009).

Decerant is charged with:

Aggravated Assault with Intent to Commit a Felony with a Weapon (Firearm)
Attempted Murder in the First-Degree, (Premeditated/Firearm)
Aggravated Battery with Great Bodily Harm or Deadly Weapon (Firearm)
Carrying Concealed Firearm
Minor in Possession of a Firearm