Tampa man fatally shoots roommate, police say

Police scene at shooting in Tampa

Tampa police said a deadly shooting Friday morning between two roommates in Sulphur Springs.

Police said the shooting occurred around 4:42 a.m. in the 8100 block of North 17th Street. According to the agency, the 911 caller reported he got into a physical fight with his roommate, then shot him.

When officers arrived, they found the victim on a chair underneath a carport. The caller was inside the home.

They said the individual complied and exited the home. He was detained.

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There is no word yet on whether charges will be filed.

The events leading up to the shooting remain under investigation.