Victim identified in Clair-Mel area homicide

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. -- A 38-year-old Tampa man was identified as the victim of a drive-by shooting on Saturday night in the Clair-Mel neighborhood.

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said that Thomas Edward Walker, was playing chess with a witness in the area of Libby Lane and Deerfield Lane on Saturday.

The witness reported that Walker walked away when an unknown vehicle approached the victim and fired multiple shots.

Walker was pronounced dead of upper body trauma.

If you have information about this case, contact HCSO at 813-247-8200 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 800-877-8477, online or through the P3Tips mobile app.

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