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Police ID victims in Tampa drive-by shooting


Published:   |   Updated: January 20, 2014 at 12:20 PM

One person involved in a Tampa drive-by shooting today died, according to the Tampa Police Department.

The shooting, which also wounded another person, took place at Rome Avenue and West Main Street, police said. The victims were in their driveway when a white vehicle drove past and someone fired several rounds at them, police said.

Benny Brown, 22, was pronounced dead at a local hospital, police say.

Braden Brown, 26, is hospitalized in stable condition and expected to survive, police say.

Authorities do not believe the shooting was random. It was likely the result of an ongoing dispute, police said.

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