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Police issue warrant in July fatal shooting of Tampa man

Tampa police detectives issued an arrest warrant for Dejonta Jerome Felder, 22, for the slaying of Julius R. Carter, 32. Carter died after he was shot multiple times on July 3 during an altercation with Felder, police said. [Picture from previous arrest on 12/17/2016 | Courtesy of Tampa police]

Tampa police detectives issued an arrest warrant for Dejonta Jerome Felder, 22, for the slaying of Julius R. Carter, 32. Carter died after he was shot multiple times on July 3 during an altercation with Felder, police said. [Picture from previous arrest on 12/17/2016 | Courtesy of Tampa police]

TAMPA — An arrest warrant has been issued in the fatal shooting of a Tampa man last month.

Tampa police detectives identified Dejonta Jerome Felder, 22, as the suspect in the slaying of Julius R. Carter, 32, on July 3 in the 3400 block of Phillips Street in Tampa.

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Around 1:25 p.m., Felder and Carter engaged in an altercation, police said, and at some point Carter was shot multiple times in the upper body. He stumbled into a yard and later died.

Felder is wanted for second-degree murder with a firearm and felon in possession of a firearm. He also has outstanding warrants for possession of a controlled substance, possession of 10 or more counterfeit bills, operating an unregistered vehicle and two counts of not having a valid driver's license, police siad.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).

Stay with tampabay.com for updates.

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