Hillsborough County

Man arrested after fight kills one at Tampa gentlemen's club

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - An arrest has been made in the death of a man who was killed in a fight at a Tampa strip club back on Jan. 3.

Deputies say 36-year-old Ismael Ocasio got into an argument with Edward Taylor over missing property in the Envy Gentlemen’s Club parking lot. 

At one point during the argument, Ocasio pointed a handgun at Taylor, set aside the gun and punched him, causing him to fall and then kick Taylor on the ground.

Taylor was transported to Tampa General Hospital but later died from his injuries. 

Ocasio has been arrested and charged with manslaughter and Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer, and Resisting Arrest without Violence.


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