Tampa Police Investigating Fatal Shooting at Store

03/18/15

DATE/TIME:  3/2/2015 at 10:40 p.m.

Location:  Hope Food Store, 4002 North 22nd Street

Deceased:  Anton Kerel Fisher, B/M, DOB: 10/31/79

Shooter:  Anthony Rashaad Martin, B/M, DOB: 9/8/91

Details:

Tampa Police detectives are actively investigating a shooting that occurred Monday night (3/2/2015) at the Hope Food Store, located at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard and 22nd Street.  Based on the preliminary investigation, Anton Fisher was outside the Hope Food Store when an altercation took place between his friend and another male.  Fisher pulled out a gun and threatened to shoot the other man.  Anthony Martin witnessed the altercation and observed Fisher with the gun.  Fisher pointed the gun at Martin.  Martin, who has a permit to carry a concealed weapon, pulled out a gun and shot Fisher.  Fisher died during transport to the hospital as a result of his injuries.  Martin stayed at the scene and cooperated with the police investigation. 

Detectives are conferring with the State Attorney’s Office to determine if Martin will be charged in this case.

Janelle McGregor

TPD PIO

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