Police Release Photos of ‘Person of Interest’ in Gentlemen’s Club Murder Case

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INCIDENT DATE/TIME:     Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 5:16 a.m.

LOCATION:                         Playpen Gentlemen’s Club, 1715 North 50th Street  

VICTIM:                              Jermaine Faison, DOB: 8/21/1983, 2805 Yukon Street (last known address)          


Tampa Police detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a “person of interest” who is wanted for questioning in connection to a fatal shooting that took place early Sunday morning on October 4th.   

The victim, Jermaine Faison, was shot while sitting in his 2009 blue Maserati.  He was parked in the rear parking lot at the Playpen Gentlemen’s Club on North 50th Street when he was fatally wounded by unidentified suspect(s).

During the investigation, homicide detectives recovered images of the unidentified “person of interest” entering the adult establishment prior to the fatal incident.  The “person of interest” was inside the victim’s vehicle with him at the time of the shooting. 

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering 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 regarding this case and 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 or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads, and Droids.


Janelle McGregor