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Police: Shooting suspect arrested after leaving phone at crime scene

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TARPON SPRINGS (FOX 13) -

Detectives in Tarpon Springs have arrested a 35-year-old man in an armed robbery from over the weekend.

Two teens were held at gunpoint while walking along South Walton Avenue on Saturday night.

One of the teens tried to grab the gun from the man and was shot in the side, police said. The suspect dropped his phone during the altercation and that helped detectives find him.

They arrested Elvin Joel Velez Pacheco at his home in Clearwater. He is charged with attempted murder and attempted robbery. Detectives are still looking for the gun.

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