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Suspect arrested in 124th Ave homicide

For Immediate Release : Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Release Number: 21-053

Date

Wednesday February 17, 2021 8:30 PM

Location

E 124th Ave & N 9th St Tampa, FL
Suspect arrested in 124th Ave homicide

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect connected to a fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday, February 17, on E 124th Avenue in Tampa.

At approximately 8:30 p.m., deputies located a male juvenile victim lying deceased outside a duplex at the intersection of E 124th Avenue and N 9th Street.

Kanye Mordica, 17, turned himself in at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office after an alert was issued notifying the public of a warrant for his arrest.
 
Mordica is now facing a charge of second-degree murder with a firearm related to the incident.