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HCSO: Man arrested in connection with fatal shooting in Tampa

Deputies say Victor Morla Casado is facing a first-degree murder charge.

TAMPA, Fla. — The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has arrested 33-year-old Victor Morla Casado in connection with a homicide that happened Tuesday evening on 21st Street in Tampa. 

Just before 10:30 p.m., a shooting happened in front of the apartments located at 13707 N 21st St. Deputies say after they arrived on the scene, they discovered a man who had died from his injuries. 

Detectives say they later identified and arrested Morla Casado. He faces charges of first-degree murder, armed false imprisonment and felon in possession of a firearm. 

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