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One dead after shooting behind Checkers on Fowler in Tampa

Suspect at large, per officials
Posted at 12:36 PM, Jul 06, 2016

Police responded to a shooting behind a Checkers location at 15th and Fowler around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. 

TPD said a shooter opened fire on a man behind the restaurant before riding away from the scene on a bicycle. The victim, later identified as 24-year-old Marquette Dames (pictured above), died of his injuries at the hospital the following day.

You can see a photo of the bike in the media player above. 

There is no information on the suspect, but the search remained active as of 11 a.m. Thursday.

Call TPD at 813-231-6130 if know anything about the incident or who might be the shooter. 

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