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Rio Bravo Court Murder arrest

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TAMPA, FL (Friday, March 11th, 2022) - Xavier Marshall was charged in the shooting death of a man at Riviera Apartments at the 8400 block of Rio Bravo Ct.

On 01/03/22 at 2:18 p.m. The victim was driving his vehicle near the entrance of the Riviera Apartments (Rio Bravo / Riverhills Dr), when a witness stated that a subject from another vehicle exchanged gunfire with the victim at this location. The victim sustained fatal wounds and was pronounced deceased on scene. The victim was lying next to a silver Nissan Altima, which had multiple apparent bullet holes in the driver's side. Several shell casings were found on the roadway. Several more shell casings were located inside the vehicle. The investigation indicated that the victim was fired upon, and returned fire. A witness stated that a red vehicle was driving behind the victim's car, toward the exit of the apartment complex when the red vehicle pulled alongside the victim's car and gunfire erupted from the passenger side.

Xavier Felton

Through investigative techniques, detectives were able to identify the vehicle and locate video surveillance that showed the vehicle in the area for several minutes before the homicide. A camera captured video through the windshield of the red vehicle which showed the front seat passenger, later identified as Xavier Felton.  Felton was arrested on a warrant.

The investigation is ongoing.