TAMPA POLICE SEEK PERSON OF INTEREST IN HOMICIDE

07/14/17

Incident Date/Time: 7/3/2017 at 1:24 PM Report #: 2017-346283
Location: 3408 Phillips St
Incident Type: Homicide

Victim Info: B/M Julius Carter 05-13-85

Details: On 07-03-2017 patrol responded to an aggravated battery call at 3408 Phillips St. Upon arrival, the victim was found unresponsive at the address with trauma to his upper body.

On July 3, 2017, Julius Carter, 32 years old, was killed after being shot multiple times.  It appears that Julius knew the suspect and that he attempted to turn or walk away when he was shot in the 3400 block of Phillips Street. 

As the funeral for Carter approaches this weekend, Tampa Police Homicide Detectives are asking for the community to provide any information they may have so the Carter family can have a sense of closure.  Detectives are very interested in speaking with Dejonta Jerome Felder BM DOB: 12.15.94 who has ties to Grant Park area.  Felder, who is 6’1” 225 pounds, had a verbal argument with Carter earlier in the week and is considered a person of interest in this case.  Detectives would like to know what that argument was about and what Felder may know about this murder. Felder also has unrelated outstanding warrants for his arrest. If anyone knows the location of Felder, they are urged to call Tampa Police at 813.231.6130.

 Felder

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