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[UPDATE]: Man Gets 30 Years for Tallahassee Shooting

UPDATED 1.27.2012 by Julie Montanaro

Court records show that Kevin Eberhardt was sentenced to 30 years in prison for shooting two teens back in May 2010.

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UPDATED 1.11.2011 by Julie Montanaro

A man accused of pulling the trigger and shooting two men has been found guilty in a Tallahassee courtroom.

Kevin Eberhardt was convicted Tuesday of two counts of aggravated battery for a shooting that sent two teenagers to the hospital.

It happened on Country Club Drive back in May 2010.

Tallahassee Police say Eberhardt opened fire on two men in another car.

Eberhardt had been released from prison just 12 days earlier.

He'll be sentenced January 31st. Prosecutors say he faces 25 years to life.

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UPDATED 7pm 5.14.2010 by Julie Montanaro

The suspected triggerman in a Tallahassee shooting surrenders and jail may be the "safest" place for him right now.

Kevin Eberhardt turned himself in to police this morning at about 8 o'clock. Officers say the net was tightening after his picture appeared on the news last night.

Eberhardt surrendered at his mother's house on Lowell Street. It is riddled with bullet holes, but it is not clear whether those shots were fired before Tuesday's shooting or in retaliation afterward. Police won't talk about it.

Eberhardt is accused of attempted murder for shooting two teenagers on Country Club Drive Tuesday afternoon. Both survived.

Eberhardt now finds himself back behind bars just 12 days after his release from prison.

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UPDATED 10:30am 5.14.10 by Julie Montanaro

A man wanted for a shooting on Country Club Drive surrendered to police this morning after his picture was feaured on the news.

TPD Spokesman David McCranie says Kevin Eberhardt surrendered at his mother's home on Lowell Street at 8 o'clock this morning.

Eberhardt was charged with two counts of attempted murder.

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UPDATED 4:45pm 5.13.10 by Julie Montanaro

Tallahassee Police have just named a suspect in Tuesday's shooting on Country Club Drive.

They are looking for 21 year old Kevin Eberhardt. A TPD Spokesman says Eberhardt is a known gang member and had just been released from prison days earlier.

Florida Department of Corrections records show Eberhardt was released from prison May 2nd after doing time for selling cocaine.

Tallahassee Police say the two men shot on Tuesday were both juveniles.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Tallahassee Police at 850-891-4200 or Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.

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Updated 3:18pm 5-11

Tallahassee Police now say the shooting took place in the 2300 block of Country Club Drive around 2pm Tuesday.

Officials say two men were shot and sustained non life threatening injuries. We do not know at this point if they were transported to a hospital.

Police also say there is a vehicle of interest. They are looking for a dark green Dodge Durango or a vehicle similar to it.

They are still investigating and we will have more details as soon as they become available.
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Tallahassee Police say there was a shooting in the 800 block of Pricilla Lane.

WCTV has a crew on its way to the scene.

We will bring you more details as soon as they become available.


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