Police Identify Victim in Fatal Shooting outside of an Apartment Building

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Investigators actively working to arrest shooter and determine motive


DATE/TIME:            December 1, 2014 at 10:28 p.m.         

LOCATION:             4206 Chestwood Court, Tampa

VICTIM:                   Joaquan Brannon, DOB 3/15/97, B/M, at large          


Tampa Police Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a suspect who was involved in a fatal shooting on December 1st.  Police received a 911 call that a man was on lying on the ground unresponsive near an apartment building at 4206 Chestwood Court.  When officers arrived on scene, they discovered that Joaquan Brannon was shot in the upper body.  The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition and was later pronounced deceased. 

Witnesses in the area reported seeing a black male fleeing the scene on foot immediately after the shooting took place.  Detectives are working with Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay to offer a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the suspect in this case.

Anyone with any information who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com, text CSTB plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES) or send a mobile tip using the new TipSubmit Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads, and Droids. (Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Message & Data Rates May Apply.)


Janelle McGregor