3 men caught on camera carrying homicide victim from house, deputies ask public for help

POLK COUNTY, Fla. — A 29-year-old St. Petersburg man was shot and killed Wednesday during a drug deal in a Davenport neighborhood.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for its help in identifying three men caught on camera carrying the victim’s body out of the house.

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According to deputies, Xavier Antonio Johnson was renting the house through Airbnb and was selling marijuana out of the house since April 8.

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On April 13, three unknown men entered the house and shot the victim, with one of the men carrying a gun, deputies said.

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Deputies released a video that shows the three men carrying the victim out of the house.

If you have any information on this homicide, please call the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200. If you wish to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, you can contact Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226 TIPS (8477).

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