Tallahassee Police Report 'Violent Crime Spree'

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Tallahassee Police Department Release

Tallahassee, FL - Over the last 24 hours the Tallahassee Police Department has responded to several incidents involving violence. The investigations are on-going and investigators are pursuing all leads.

The following crimes were reported during this period:

Armed Robbery at 2221 South Meridian Street 1:15pm

Tallahassee Police officers responded to a 911 call reporting gunshots in the area. The victim was identified as Bernard Adams B/M DOB: 3/4/75. Adams received a single gunshot wound to his leg and was treated at a local hospital. Investigators identified a suspect in this shooting and have obtained warrants for his arrest.

Shooting Investigation Petro Station 2415 Jackson Bluff Road 5:00 PM

Tallahassee Police officers responded to a group of subjects fighting near a vehicle in the parking lot near the store. During the fight an unknown subject retrieved a handgun and fired in the direction of the subjects The group fled the area on foot. There were no reported injuries as a result of this shooting.

Armed Robbery Attempt at Party Supermarket 1665 Apalachee Parkway 9:21 PM

The employee was inside the store taking a lunch break. He heard a knock on the office door and opened it. A male subject armed with a knife, demanded money. A struggle ensued and the victim was subsequently stabbed. The suspect fled from the store. The victim received non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at a local hospital.

Suspect: Possible white male wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans.

Armed Robbery at 1218 Wahnish Way 9:30PM

Tallahassee Police officers received a report of an injured person at a local hospital. Officers identified the victim as Darren Christopher Royal Jr., B/M, DOB: 8-16-92. Royal reported that he was walking in the area of Railroad Avenue and Gaines Street. He was approached by two unknown black male suspects who demanded his wallet. The victim attempted to get away and a struggle ensued. The victim suffered a stab wound during the struggle. He was treated for his injury and released

Chief Jones would like to remind you, “With this increased violent crime spree, we ask community members who own firearms to make sure they are secure, record all serial numbers, and if you see something, say something, do something.”

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