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15-Year-Old Florida Boy Arrested For Killing Teen Friend

A 15-year-old Florida boy was arrested on multiple charges to include Manslaughter With A Weapon.

According to investigators, on October 15th at approximately 1:27 AM, the Tampa Police responded to the 3600 block of N. 22nd St. in reference to a report of a shooting.

Once officers arrived, they located a 15-year-old female victim with an apparent gunshot wound to the leg.

The victim informed officers that her friend, 15-year-old Kyemontay Moore, shot her and fled the scene. There were several witnesses that identified Moore as the shooter and corroborated the victim’s statement.

The victim was transported to a nearby hospital where she was treated and later released.

On 10-15-21 a warrant was issued for Moore for Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon (Firearm), Improper Exhibition of a Dangerous Weapon or Firearm, and Minor in Possession of a Firearm.

At approximately 6:00 PM that evening, Moore turned himself in to officers at the Tampa Police District III office.

On 10-16-21, the victim was transported to a nearby hospital due to medical complications from the shooting.

Police say the victim died on 10-18-21 as a result of her injuries sustained in the shooting.

Defendant Moore was already in custody for the charges mentioned above.

15-year-old Moore is charged with Manslaughter With a Weapon, Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon (Firearm), Improper Exhibition of a Dangerous Weapon or Firearm, and Minor in Possession of a Firearm.

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