Tampa Police Investigate Homicide

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DATE: 10/29/2011, 11:45 PM

LOCATION: 3404 E. Lake Avenue, Tampa

VICTIM: John Singleton, DOB: 6/19/94, B/M, 1507 East Ellicott Street, Tampa

DETAILS: A crowd of approximately 60 people were inside Unique Island Grill that was rented for a birthday party on Saturday night. Several black males became involved in a fight and were told to leave the building. The fight started againa outside and unknown suspect(s) fired several shots. The victim was shot and transported to Tampa General Hospital where he later died. Detectives are still working to determine if the victim was attending the party and the reason for the fights. A suspect description will be released when it is available.