Arrest made in deadly Tampa apartment complex shooting

Hillsborough County

(Source: Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office)

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 30-year-old man in the shooting death of another man outside an apartment complex in Tampa earlier this month.

Deputies said the shooting occurred on the evening of Friday, Oct. 2 after two fights broke out at the Bella Mar Apartments on North 15th Street.

Deputies said the victim was not there for the first fight, but was present for the second altercation and was shot during the ordeal.

The shooter was later identified Carlos Sharif Knight Jr.

Knight was arrested Thursday on charges of second-degree murder with a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm and shooting at or within a vehicle.

He was booked into the Hillsborough County Jail, where he’s being held without bond.


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