Arrest made in Clearwater shooting


Detectives with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office say they have made an arrest in a Friday evening shooting near Clearwater.


22-year-old Dale Eugene Washington was taken into custody with the help of the Polk and Orange County Sheriff’s Offices for the murder of Jesse D. Cairo last Friday. 


Detectives say Washington was located in the Orlando area and taken into custody early Sunday morning.


Washington will be brought back to Pinellas County where he faces second degree homicide charges.

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