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Arrest made in fatal Town 'N Country shooting


Man charged in fatal Saturday shooting

A 26-year-old man was arrested on a first-degree murder charge Thursday in what investigators said was a drug transaction gone bad at a Town 'N County apartment building.

Ricardo Carmenate was arrested about 6 p.m. Thursday at his Tampa home, deputies said, and booked without bail into the Orient Road Jail.

According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, the shooting had happened Saturday night at 8830 Beacon Lakes Drive. Jose Javier Roque-Apaulaza, 20, died in the parking lot.

Arrest made in fatal Town 'N Country shooting 12/26/13 [Last modified: Thursday, December 26, 2013 11:52pm]
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