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Tampa, Florida -- Tampa Police detectives are asking for the public's help identifying the suspect, or suspects, responsible for the death of a 52 year-old man.

Officers say on March 23 they were called out the 2900 block of 28th Avenue to investigate an aggravated battery. When they got there, they found the man, later identified as Carlton "Cooda" Reed, lying on his side in the street with severe injuries to his upper body.

He later died of his injuries at Tampa General Hospital.

During their investigation, detectives learned Reed had been involved in a physical altercation with an unknown number of suspects. Detectives are currently speaking with witnesses and following up on leads, however, they are still requesting the public's help to solve this murder case.

Detectives say they believe that several individuals witnessed the incident and they urge them to come forward with any details they may have about Reed's death.

Anyone with information about this homicide case is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS(8477) or text "CSTB plus your tip" to 274637 (CRIMES). Anonymous tips leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $3,000 in cash.

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