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Tampa police arrest 24-year-old man in connection to fatal shooting of store clerk

Police say Christopher Antonio Sheffield, 24, fatally shot Mohamoud Ibrahim.

Police say Christopher Antonio Sheffield, 24, fatally shot Mohamoud Ibrahim.

TAMPA — Police have arrested a 24-year-old Tampa man and charged him with murder in connection with Sunday's shooting death of a convenience store clerk.

According to Tampa police, Christopher Antonio Sheffield fatally shot Mohamoud Ibrahim, 60, during a robbery at the 29th Street Store, 2802 N 29th St.

Police arrested Sheffield about 4 a.m. Monday after receiving a tip that he might be hiding out in a Tampa apartment complex.

According to investigators, Sheffield shot Ibrahim about 12:30 p.m.

Using video surveillance footage and information from witnesses, detectives soon identified Sheffield as a suspect.

Jail records show he was arrested at 4701 Muskogee Court, which is the address of the Seminole Park Apartments.

He is charged with first-degree murder, robbery with a firearm, carrying a concealed firearm and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

He was being held without bail in the Hillsborough County jail.

Contact Tony Marrero at tmarrero@tampabay.com or (813) 226-3374. Follow @tmarrerotimes.

Tampa police arrest 24-year-old man in connection to fatal shooting of store clerk 07/17/17 [Last modified: Monday, July 17, 2017 9:36pm]
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