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Man wanted for New Year's Eve murder in Tampa arrested in Atlanta

Posted at 4:38 PM, Dec 31, 2018
and last updated 2019-02-11 09:18:26-05

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — A man wanted for murder in Tampa has been arrested in Atlanta, deputies say.

Joseph Ervin Brown, 26, will be transported by authorities from Atlanta back to Hillsborough County.

Brown is wanted for first degree murder and felon in possession of a firearm in connection to a homicide that occurred on December 31, 2018 when 24-year-old Isaiah Lee Morrison was found shot inside of an Infinity on Nebraska Avenue. Morrison died from his injuries at Tampa General Hospital.

Brown was described as a black male who was last seen wearing a black hat, black pants and a short sleeve gray Chicago Bulls shirt.