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Suspect arrested in 21st Street homicide

For Immediate Release : Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Release Number: 22-133


Tuesday September 20, 2022 10:26 PM


13707 N 21st Street Tampa, Florida
Suspect arrested in 21st Street homicide

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office arrested the suspect in connection with a homicide that took place on 21st Street in Tampa late Tuesday evening.

On September 20, 2022, at 10:26 p.m., a shooting occurred in front of the apartments located at 13707 N 21st Street in Tampa. Upon arrival at the scene, deputies discovered a shooting victim, an adult male, who had succumbed to his injuries. 

Through investigative means, detectives identified and later arrested the suspect, Victor Morla Casado, 33. He was arrested without incident. 

Morla Casado faces charges of First Degree Murder, Armed False Imprisonment, and Felon In Possession Of A Firearm.