Man Arrested For Shooting Following a Bicycle Dispute

By: TPD Release
By: TPD Release

Tallahassee Police officers responded to 1492 Nashville Drive last night at approximately 4:50 PM after receiving a call about a person who had been shot. As officers arrived, they located victim Joseph Hines laying in the yard and suspect Sam Conyers standing nearby.

The investigation determined the two men were involved in a disagreement over the victim’s bicycle. Mr. Hines was attempting to retrieve his bicycle from the Conyers yard when Conyers retrieved a “sawed-off” shotgun from within his residence. Mr. Hines attempted to walk away and Conyers shot him. The victim received non-life threatening injuries to both legs and was transported to TMH. Conyers was arrested.

Arrested: Sam Conyers, black male
Charges: Attempted Murder, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of a Short Barreled Rifle


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  • by GA GURL Location: Tally on Aug 5, 2011 at 04:49 AM
    I think it's funny that you guys go on and on about race and yes the victim is a white man, shot by a black man for leaving his bicycle in his front yard!!! REALLY???!!! Who cares what it was over, this man may never walk again! Most of you on here are inconsiderate and plain stupid!!!!
  • by well... on Aug 5, 2011 at 02:57 AM
    Another shooting in Tallahassee involving a black man. It's getting to be a weekly occurrence these days.
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      by a mom on Aug 8, 2011 at 03:42 PM in reply to well...
      make that a daily occurrence!
  • by Can't Believe It Location: Tally on Aug 4, 2011 at 10:57 PM
    Can't believe people now days. Almost everything is about race. Here is two peoples lives that will never be the same over a mistake. Joe-Joe was a good guy do anything he could for a person. Sam had his moments but so do we all. My heart goes out to Joe-Joe and Sams family. This was a huge mistake that everybody is putting into racism. Did ANYONE think maybe just maybe it is what it is. Always got to be color, drugs, or alcohol. If you can't think of nothing else. Oh well they are trailer park trash. And who says racism is dead!!!!!
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      by compused on Aug 5, 2011 at 05:13 AM in reply to Can't Believe It
      Someobdy PLEASE call Jackson or Sharpton! This needs their attention ASAP!!!
      • reply
        by anon on Aug 5, 2011 at 10:04 AM in reply to compused
        in respoce to compused, what you meent to say was somebody, and not someobdy.
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          by Anonymous on Aug 10, 2011 at 07:21 AM in reply to anon
          you meant to responce...
  • by Cletus Norman Location: Tallahassee on Aug 4, 2011 at 07:42 PM
    Mr. Conyers, let this be a lesson to you. "Sawed off shotgun," or not, your round of choice should be either a rifled slug, or 00buckshot! Word, you birdshot punk!! You want to devastate a punk in his skin you do not go with bird shot! Do your kids know what you look like when you do something like a bonehead? They do now, mister!!!!! Word!
  • by tall girl Location: tallahassee on Aug 4, 2011 at 07:33 PM
    he might have shot the guy in the legs but what if he never walks again? we dont know what the reason was so why does it always mean its drugs or race?
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      by Cletus Norman on Aug 4, 2011 at 11:22 PM in reply to tall girl
      Tall girl, are you tall or just frontin'? I love tall girls, but under 5'10" is my limit. I'm just sayin'...
  • by SAS on Aug 4, 2011 at 04:40 PM
    Sounds like two drunks/druggies to me. Charged with attempted murder? I think if he intended to kill, he would have hit somewhere other than the legs. He just wanted to stop him from taking the bike.
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      by SNF on Aug 5, 2011 at 10:01 AM in reply to SAS
      So what if they were, it was Jo's bike...you make no sense...
  • by Natty Bumppo Location: Tally on Aug 4, 2011 at 04:00 PM
    For a second I thought someone had finally gotten a little too disgusted with Thong Man.
    • reply
      by lol on Aug 4, 2011 at 07:41 PM in reply to Natty Bumppo
      lol lol lol
  • by WOW on Aug 4, 2011 at 12:30 PM
    That guy looks ROUGH!
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      by STATE WORKER on Aug 5, 2011 at 12:27 PM in reply to WOW
      You are right. I almost thought he was the victim...dang
  • by Old school Location: Tally on Aug 4, 2011 at 12:11 PM
    You People, Your a D A... Ask Jimbo what D A means...
  • by it is what it is on Aug 4, 2011 at 11:57 AM
    Black, white, blue, green or yellow - the stupidity is the same everywhere. It doesn't matter what "man oh man" meant, it is what it is, figure it out.
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