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.
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).
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