Tampa Riverwalk at Night

Arrest Made in Homicide from July 5th

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On July 5th 2021, the victim was walking to his vehicle in the area of 17th St / 3rd Ave when the suspect, later identified as Marquis Walter, shot the victim multiple times. Detectives worked diligently to develop leads and learned the victim and Walter were involved in an altercation earlier in the night. Several surveillance cameras in the area were reviewed and aided in the identification of Walter as the person who shot the victim and ultimately resulted in his death. Marquis Walter was arrested by the U.S. Marshall's Task Force and charged with Murder in The First Degree, Premeditated. Walter was transported to Orient Road jail.