Man arrested in Polk County in connection with a Tampa fatal shooting

Posted at 3:13 PM, Aug 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-20 15:14:06-04

A man was arrested Sunday in Polk County in connection with the July 3 murder of a man found shot to death in the middle of a Tampa street. 

Tampa police detectives identified Dejonta Jerome Felder, 22, is the suspect in the shooting death of 32-year-old Julius R. Carter on a Tampa street after an argument. 

Carter was shot several times then fled to the backyard of a house in the 3400 block of North Phillips Street, where he died. 

Earlier this month, Tampa police issued a warrant for Felder's arrest.

Felder was arrested in Polk County early Sunday and charged withsecond degree murder and felon in possession of a firearm.