Wanted Murder Suspect Caught on Camera

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New video shows murder suspect riding a bicycle near 15th Street and Fowler Avenue before committing a fatal shooting

VICTIM: Marquette Dames, 24 (DOB: 11-06-1991)

WHEN: The shooting occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 6. 

WHERE: The shooting occurred near Fowler Avenue and 15th Street.


Witnesses say that an unidentified male shot Dames and then fled the scene on a bicycle, which he later discarded. At this time no arrest has been made. The shooting does not appear to be random. Dames was taken to the hospital where he died later Wednesday of his injuries. Tampa Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the shooter and owner of the bicycle. 

Anyone with information regarding the case should call Tampa Police at 813-231-6130 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).