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Man arrested in connection with deadly Tampa shooting

By Katlyn Brieskorn,


TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A man was arrested in connection with a deadly Tampa shooting on Tuesday evening.

On Friday, investigators said a person died after they were shot multiple times on the 12100 block of Nebraska Avenue just after 7 p.m.

The victim was taken to a hospital and later died.

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The sheriff’s office said 25-year-old Joel Elkanah Jr. turned himself in without incident on Tuesday. He has been charged with first-degree murder.

“Our team has worked tirelessly to bring justice to the victim and the victim’s loved ones,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. “This arrest serves as a testament to the commitment and expertise of our detectives, who spared no effort in pursuing leads and gathering evidence.”

The shooting remains under investigation.

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