TAMPA, Fla. —  Tampa Police have arrested the man they say shot and killed four innocent people since October in Seminole Heights.
A tip about someone with a gun at an Ybor City McDonald’s led police to 24-year-old Howell Emanuel Donaldson III, also know as Trai, on Tuesday afternoon.
“I am pleased to announce that tonight we will be making an arrest in the Seminole Heights murders,” said Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan. “Our detectives are currently working on the charging documents and we will be charging four counts of first degree murder for Howell Emanuel Donaldson, III.”
During a 5 p.m. news conference,  Dugan said he was “optimistic” that the situation was related to the Seminole Heights killer and “things are starting to fall into place.”
ABC Action News got exclusive video when Donaldson was taken into custody on Tuesday.
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn stood by Dugan as they announced the arrest.
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