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Man found shot dead behind home in Tampa

Hillsborough County
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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is on scene of a homicide investigation Friday night.

The homicide occurred in the 6000 block of 43rd Street in Tampa.

A man was found shot dead in a backyard of a home.

Shortly after the scene was secured, Tampa police received a 911 call from a person who said he was involved in the shooting.

TPD responded and made contact with the suspect. That man is cooperating with detectives.

Preliminary information indicates the victim and the man knew each other and an argument ensued that led to shots being fired.

Officials are working to get a search warrant for the home.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the sheriff’s office at 247-8200.

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