Detectives Arrest Homicide Suspect

03/18/15
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SUSPECT: Demetrio Earle, B/M, 5/4/86

CHARGES: 2nd degree murder with a firearm Attempted 2nd degree murder with a firearm Shooting into and occupied vehicle.

On 5/31/13 the defendant met victims Reggie Adams and Eddy Lee in the parking lot of McDonalds, 19080 Bruce B Downs Boulevard to sell an unknown item. The defendant got into victim's car, an altercation occurred and the defendant jumped from vehicle as it backed out. The Defendant chased the victim's car in his car and started to shoot into it. Eddy Lee is shot in the arm and Reggie Adams was shot in the chest and died. Pasco County Sheriff's Office assisted with investigation.

Andrea Davis
TPD PIO