TAMPA, Fla. - Detectives are searching for a person of interest in connection to a Dec. 3 drive-by homicide.

Authorities believe Anan Motilal, 25, was in the vehicle involved in the shooting that killed Jontreeal Gainous, 22.

The incident started as a verbal altercation between two groups on the 1200 block of East Fowler Avenue, and as Gainous and three others walked westbound towards Nebraska Avenue, one or more suspects from a vehicle following them - with the group from the aforementioned argument inside - opened fire.

Motilal is approximately five feet, 10 inches tall and weights about 180 pounds.

Anyone with information regarding Motilal's whereabouts is asked to contact Tampa police at 813-231-6130.