A man was arrested in Hillsborough County Wednesday night in connection with the slaying last month of 23-year-old Artez Davis in St. Petersburg.
Ajani Welch, 20, was charged with first-degree murder.
Police said they quickly identified Welch as the perpetrator and asked the public for help.
Davis was walking in an alley near 18th Avenue S. and 47th Street Oct. 12 in St. Petersburg when he was shot and killed.
Police are now working to transfer Welch to Pinellas County.
Police credited a Crime Stoppers tip with leading them to fugitive.