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Tampa man faces murder charge in shooting death

A man in his 40s was found dead early Thursday near a dock on a neighborhood lake, police said.
Tampa police arrested Kristopher Chandler, 22, in connection with a shooting on Hampton Lake Drive.
Tampa police arrested Kristopher Chandler, 22, in connection with a shooting on Hampton Lake Drive. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and LUIS SANTANA | Times ]
Published Jul. 17

Tampa police say they arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with a shooting on Hampton Lake Drive this week.

Kristopher Chandler faces charges of murder and carrying a concealed weapon, police said. Hillsborough County jail records show he was arrested Saturday afternoon, and the charge is murder in the first degree.

A 40-year-old man was found dead Thursday morning about 7 a.m. in the 8000 block of Hampton Lake Drive, investigators said. Police have not identified the man.

Related: Tampa police investigate death of man found with ‘upper body trauma’

Authorities had not released other details about the shooting as of Sunday morning.

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