Detectives Searching for Murder Suspect

03/18/15
This notice is archived content and this information may no longer be accurate.


**Update, the suspect turned himself in to TPD headquarters.

WHEN: 9/14/2012, 2:26 a.m.

VICTIM 1: (Deceased): Ricky S. Ligons, 05/28/1988, B/M, 2817 Vesito Court, Tampa

SUSPECT: Bryan Jefferson, 3/29/1994, B/M, 11101 Normandy Circle, #4, Temple Terrace

CHARGES: Murder - 2nd Degree

DETAILS: During a fight behind a night club in Ybor City, the suspect shot at the group fighting. The victim received a gunshot wound and died as a result. The suspect has a warrant for his arrest and is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information could be eligible for a Crime Stoppers reward. Crime Stoppers tips are anonymous.

Previous Release
At 2:26 AM this morning, Tampa Police Officers were advised of a fight behind Club Ice, located at 1704 N. 17th Street in Ybor City. Officers arrived and located a black male lying on the pavement in the parking lot and suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he passed away.

At this time, Homicide Detectives are on scene and conducting interviews. There is no suspect information available at this time.

The victim has been positively identified as B/M Ricky S. Ligons, DOB: 05/28/1988, residing at 2817 Vesito Court in Tampa.