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Detectives identify man killed in East Tampa shooting


Victim identified in fatal drive-by shooting

Detectives have identified the man shot dead Tuesday evening in East Tampa, police said.

Paul Edward Smith Jr., 21, was sitting on the front porch of a house at 3412 Lindell Ave. about 5 p.m. when shots were fired from a passing car, Tampa police said.

Smith's death does not appear to be a random shooting, police said.

More circumstances were not released Wednesday while detectives continue to investigate the shooting. The gunman has not been identified.

No further information was immediately available.

Times staff

Detectives identify man killed in East Tampa shooting 04/24/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 10:10pm]
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