Second suspect charged in murder of Tallahassee teen

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By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness News
October 13, 2017

Gerald Daniel and Remon Gainer.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- A second man has been arrested in connection to the murder of a teen found shot in the middle of the street earlier this week.

The victim, Antonio D. Randolph Jr., 19, died shortly after being found lying in the road near Glenda Drive and Pepper Drive around 2:25 a.m. Tuesday.

On Wednesday, Tallahassee Police arrested 23-year-old Gerald Daniel after he allegedly admitted to shooting Randolph.

On Thursday, Tallahassee Police arrested a second suspect, Remon Gainer, 22, on charges of accessory after the fact to a capital felony.

According to arrest documents, Gainer was with Daniel and Randolph just prior to the fatal shooting and knew of Daniel's plans to shoot and rob Randolph.

Police say Gainer was in the vehicle and witnessed the murder, but did not call law enforcement. Gainer also allegedly helped Daniel get rid of evidence in the vehicle.

Gainer is being held in the Leon County Detention Facility on $25,000 bond.


By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness News
October 12, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- We're learning new details about what led up to the murder of a teen who was found shot in the middle of the street.

Antonio D. Randolph Jr., 19, died shortly after being found lying in the road near Glenda Drive and Pepper Drive around 2:25 a.m. Tuesday.

On Wednesday, Tallahassee Police arrested 23-year-old Gerald Daniel for the murder.

According to arrest documents, Daniel admitted to police that he shot Randolph in the head.

Daniel allegedly told police that he shot the victim because he was under the influence of narcotics and became angry. However, police believe Daniel knew the victim to carry a gun, cash and drugs, and had planned to kill the victim in order to steal from him.

Police say Daniel shot Randolph in a vehicle and then left him to die in the street.

Daniel is charged with premeditated murder, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, grand theft of a firearm, and tampering with evidence.

Daniel is being held in the Leon County Detention Facility.


By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness News
October 11, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Tallahassee Police Department has made an arrest in the death of a young man who was found lying in the roadway.

TPD has arrested 23-year-old Gerald Daniel for the murder of Antonio D. Randolph Jr.

Randolph was found lying in the road in the area of Glenda Drive and Pepper Drive around 2:25 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

TPD says a full arrest report will be available on Thursday morning.


By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness News
October 10, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Tallahassee Police Department has identified a young man found lying in the roadway and has launched a homicide investigation into his death.

The victim has been identified as 19-year-old Antonio D. Randolph Jr.

Police responded to a report of a person lying in the roadway in the area of Glenda Drive and Pepper Drive around 2:25 a.m. Tuesday.

The victim, later identified as Randolph Jr., was unable to be revived and passed away from his injuries.

Police say the case is now being investigated as a homicide and TPD’s Violent Crimes Unit is continuing to review all evidence and interview witnesses.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this case to call (850) 891-4200, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS.


By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness News
October 10, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Authorities say a person found lying in the road has passed away from their injuries.

According to the Tallahassee Police Department, a passerby reported a person in the roadway in the area of Glenda Drive and Pepper Drive around 2:25 a.m. Tuesday.

Emergency personnel found the person and provided medical attention, but the victim was unable to be revived and passed away from their injuries.

No further details have been released at this time.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this case to please call them at (850) 891-4200 or Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS.