Tampa Police Officers Arrest Two Suspects in Shooting

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DATE/TIME: 7/31/2017 at 7:23 P.M.

LOCATION: 3602 North 29th St

VICTIM 1: Tykeem Morgan, DOB: 6/4/94, 2610 27th Av E

SUSPECT 1:  Micah Tillman, DOB: 7/15/96, 1918 Noel St #1605

CHARGES:  Shooting At Within Or Into Vehicle, Felon In Possession Of A Firearm, Discharge Firearm In Public Or On Resident and Violation of Probation

SUSPECT 2:  Kevon Christmas, DOB: 10/11/00, 1710 25th Av E

CHARGES:  Minor In Possession Of A Firearm, Shooting At Within Or Into A Vehicle, Carrying Concealed Firearm and Discharge Firearm In Public Or On Resident


Tampa Police officers charged two teens with a shooting that took place outside of Abraham Grocery Store on July 31.  Officers responded to 3602 North 29th Street at approximately 7:23 p.m.  When they arrived on-scene, they located a male with a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim, Tykeem Morgan, was transported to a local hospital and is currently in stable condition.   

During the investigation, officers patrolling the area received images of the two suspects involved in the shooting.  Approximately one hour later, officers spotted Micah Tillman and Kevon Christmas in the 3600 block of North 28th Street  wearing the same clothing as the two shooters on the video.  Both Tillman and Christmas were taken into custody without incident.  They were booked into jail on a series of charges after lengthy interviews with detectives. 

This investigation is still ongoing.

Janelle McGregor

TPD Spokesperson