Serial killer fears reignited after body found in Seminole Heights

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They say Felton had been walking across the street to meet someone when the gunman came up behind him and fired.

Hegarty said that investigators are treating the death as related to the three recent unsolved murders in Seminole Heights.

All three were alone and had gotten off a bus when they were gunned downed at night for no apparent reason.

Police have been boosting patrols in the area. Witnesses described seeing a black man in his early 20's, wearing a dark hooded jacket, running from the area where this shooting took place.

A fourth person has been found shot to death in a Florida neighborhood that may be targeted by a serial killer.

This comes almost a month after a killer shot and killed three people over the span of 10 days in Seminole Heights.

In the early hours of Monday morning, Tampa police responded to a shooting and found one man dead in the Seminole Heights neighborhood of the city.

Officers arrived on-scene within seconds and found an adult male, later identified as Ronald Felton, 60, deceased in the street.

The killings began on October 9, when 22-year-old Benjamin Mitchell was shot and killed in front of his home, CNN reported.

Three people were fatally shot in the neighborhood during a 10-day span last month.

On Oct. 9, victim Benjamin Mitchell, 22, was waiting for a bus on North 15th Street and Frierson Avenue.

Seminole Heights is a working-class neighborhood northeast of downtown Tampa that's slowly becoming gentrified.

Police are asking residents to review any surveillance cameras they may have and share it with our detectives.

"We will hunt this person down until we find them", Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn said during a press conference Tuesday morning.

The shooting was about three blocks away from where Monica Hoffa was shot and killed on October 11.

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