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St. Pete homicide suspect sought

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ST PETERSBURG, FL -

St. Petersburg Police are looking for the man who they say murdered 21-year-old Caleb Scott. Investigators say Damon Danterius Ford, 20, is the man they are looking for.

He's described as 5 foot 7 inches tall, slim build, clean shaven with a dreadlock hair style. He has tattoos "D Ford" on his left forearm and "trap" on his right arm, "solver" on his left hand and "problem" on his right hand.

On Friday, police say Ford shot and killed Scott in the doorway of a BP station on 5th Avenue South in St. Petersburg. The two men appeared to exchange words before the shooting. Authorities have not said if they believe the suspect and victim knew each other. The entire incident was captured on surveillance video.

Mike Puetz with the St. Pete Police Department says detectives consider Ford dangerous.  "Clearly we're dealing with a person here that is prone to violence, violent outbursts."  Said Puetz.  "So we want to get him in custody as quickly as we can."

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Anyone with any information on Ford's whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Kenny Miller at 1-727-214-4536. You can also call the St. Petersburg Police Department's non-emergency number at 1-727-893-7780. Confidential tips can be left at 1-727-892-5000.

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