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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.

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