Surveillance video shows group at scene of murder - FOX 13 News

Surveillance video shows group at scene of murder

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Tuesday, the Tampa Police Department released surveillance video from outside the Hollywood Nites Club on North Howard Avenue, where investigators believe someone in the group running away saw the shooter.

So far, though, no one is talking.

"There's no doubt that the anti-snitching culture is playing into this, so they can remain anonymous," said Andrea Davis.

Investigators say two people were shot after a fight broke out. One survived, but 21-year-old Wayne Lanier did not. He was a 2011 graduate of Blake High and a soon-to-be father.

"We're just calling for a plea for the suspect to turn himself in," said Ali Muhammad, a family spokesperson.

"Someone who knows what happened please report to the police," he said.

The shooting is the latest in a list of problems reported at the strip club. In fact, Tampa Police Department records show officers have responded to dozens and dozens of calls since December of last year -- everything from disturbances to aggravated assaults.

"Problems have just escalated from one thing to another," said Jerry Scaglione.

Scaglione lives just a few blocks from the club and he heads up the local neighborhood watch. He says Hollywood Nites has brought troubled nights to his quiet, scenic block.

"We have cars that park all over the neighborhood and various illegal things occur, from prostitution to drug-related stuff that goes down," he said.

"One thing that I had as coordinator hoped to avert...didn't want to see anyone die," he said.

He wants to see the lights shut out at this club, but city officials say there's no immediate action they can take to shut it down.

Meanwhile, a suspected shooter remains on the loose.

Detectives would like to talk to any witnesses with information that could lead to an arrest.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.

Click on the video player to watch surveillance taken from that night.

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