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Arrest made in deadly Tampa shooting

Hillsborough County

(Source: Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office)

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA)—A 23-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the shooting death of a 28-year-old man in Tampa, police said.

Officers were called to the 3400 block of North 53rd Street shortly before 1 a.m. Monday and found the man dead in the front yard.

Police quickly identified the suspect as 23-year-old Malik Maynard and found him in his vehicle on Tuesday. He was taken into custody without incident.

Police said Maynard is charged with first-degree murder. He was booked into the Orient Road Jail, where he’s being held without bond.


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