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For Immediate Release

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Laura McElroy, Tampa Police Spokesperson
(813) 276-3779
Officers Make Arrest in Ybor Shooting
Tampa, FL February 10, 2014 -

Suspect: Dorsey, Marquis Alexander, B/M, DOB:08/10/96, 3624 E. Grove Street, Tampa FL

Officers responded to a call of a subject shot at the Centro Ybor complex located in the 1600 block of E. 7th Avenue. Upon arrival, officers found the juvenile victim shot and were able to identify a second juvenile victim who was the intended target. The second juvenile victim was in an argument with an ex-boyfriend later identified as Defendant Marquis Dorsey. Dorsey pulled out a handgun and fired one time towards the second juvenile victim, but missed. Officers responded to the home address of Defendant Dorsey and arrested him. The first Juvenile victim was taken to Tampa General Hospital and is in stable condition.

Lt. K. Schoolmeesters
Tampa Police Department

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