Tampa Police Officers Following Up on Leads in Overnight Shooting

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DATE/TIME: March 20, 2014 at 3:32 a.m.

LOCATION: 8108 North Semmes Street, Tampa

VICTIM: Keith J. Jones, DOB: 12/17/1978, B/M, 8217 North 14th Street, Tampa


Tampa Police homicide detectives are working to identify and arrest the suspect responsible for a fatal shooting in the 8100 block of North Semmes Street on March 20. The victim, Keith Jones, was standing outside of his friend’s house when he became involved in a verbal dispute with another man from the neighborhood. During the dispute, the suspect pulled out a gun and shot Jones.

At this time, detectives are actively following up on good leads in this case. However, detectives urge anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) or text "CSTB plus your tip" to 274637 (CRIMES). Anonymous tips leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $3,000 in cash.

Janelle McGregor