Victims of Tampa funeral home shooting identified

Marquise J. Neal, one of the victims. Image HCSO

TAMPA, FL (WFLA) — Three people were shot at a Tampa Funeral home on Friday night.

It happened around 6:30 p.m at the Harmon Funeral Home located at 5002 N. 40th St. A Tampa Police Department spokesperson said that the people who were shot were attending a wake for 19-year-old Sha-Mhya Turner.

Turner was killed in a crash on the Courtney Campbell Causeway on Dec. 14. The crash made headlines in the Tampa Bay area. Police said Turner was driving and became distracted by a text and lost control of her vehicle.The car flipped and Zarcari Neal, age 2, was ejected. (Read full story here).

Investigators say Friday night’s shooting at the funeral home happened during an argument between the family members. The argument moved outside to the parking lot where somebody pulled a gun. Three adults were taken to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. Tampa Police identified the victims as Marquise J. Neal, 20, Henry Taylor, 20, and Modriana D. George, 21.

At this time, police are trying to determine who fired the shots.

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