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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-121 (19-119)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 21, 2019
    • Contact Person:
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    • 813/247-8060

    Deputies Arrest Man Wanted In Connection To A Shooting

    Deputies were able to identify Kendrick James as the shooter.
    • Sunday
    • March 17, 2019
    • Time: 6:30 PM
    • 13712 19th Street North
    • Tampa


    An alert for a Tampa man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting has been canceled.  Kendrick James was located this evening, and he has been arrested. Thank you to the public and the media for their assistance.  No further information is available at this time. Any additional information will come through Media Alert.


    Kendrick D. James
    Black Male
    DOB: 01/18/1988


    Nissan Altima
    FL Tag: JJQ-K38


    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating Kendrick James, 31, a suspect in a deadly shooting that occurred last Sunday. Just after 6:30 p.m. on March 17, deputies were called to 13712 19th Street North in Tampa in reference to a homicide.  One man was shot and killed. Through the course of the investigation, deputies were able to identify James as the shooter in the incident.

    A warrant for 2nd Degree Murder with a firearm and Felon in Possession of a Firearm has been obtained for James' arrest. A picture of James is attached, in addition to stock photos of the 4-door burgundy Nissan Altima he could be driving (FL Tag: JJQ-K38).

    Anyone who comes in contact with James should use caution and immediately contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office by calling 813-247-8200. In order to be eligible for a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.

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