Tampa, FL (May 20, 2019) – According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, a man was arrested in connection with a shooting on May 10 that caused the death of another Tampa man.
The man was identified as Fabian Hopeton Gray, who was arrested this past Thursday and charged with murder. He is currently being held in jail.
The incident took place in the 6000 block of 43rd Street, according to police. Gray shot the victim for reasons that are still being investigated.
Officials immediately responded to the scene and found the victim’s body in the backyard of the home. They then received a phone call from Gray, who they were not able to identify at the time. He allegedly confessed on the phone that he was the shooter.
The circumstances of the shooting are being investigated at this time.
Tampa Murder Laws
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