Latest on the Tampa shooting suspect

Posted by Elizabeth Stewart - email

TAMPA, FL (WFLX) - New information as the hunt continues to heat up for a suspect accused of shooting and killing two Tampa officers.

Thursday night, Tampa's police chief says the man accused of killing two Tampa police officers is wanted for questioning in three other murders. Dontae Morris is accused of shooting and killing officers David Curtis and Jeffrey Kocab during an early morning traffic stop Tuesday in East Tampa.

Now, the chief says they're interesting in talking with him about three other murder cases.

"We are continuing to track down some very, very positive leads. We remain confident that we're going to take him into custody."

Thursday, more than 200 officers searched an apartment complex and surrounding areas where they believe Morris may be hiding out.

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