UPDATE: Tallahassee Police make arrest in Thursday night shooting

The victim crashed as he tried to drive himself to the hospital, officers say
TPD investigating Thursday night shooting death
Published: May. 19, 2023 at 10:43 AM EDT|Updated: May. 19, 2023 at 12:05 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - The Tallahassee Police Department has arrested one man in connection to a deadly shooting that happened just after 7 p.m. Thursday night.

According to TPD, the victim was sitting in his car on Kux Avenue when he was shot by Walter Massey. The victim then proceeded to drive himself to a local hospital before crashing near the intersection of Midyette Road and Capital Circle Southeast. When responders arrived, the victim told officers that Massey shot him.

Detectives obtained a search warrant and found evidence that the shooting happened during a drug transaction on Kux Avenue.

Walter Massey, 32, was arrested and charged with second-degree homicide, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and trafficking a controlled substance.

The Tallahassee Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after a shooting.

According to TPD, the crash happened just before 7 p.m. at the corner of Capital Circle Southeast and Midyette Road.

The victim, an adult male, had been shot and was trying to drive his vehicle when the crash happened. The victim was transported to a local hospital but later died from his injuries sustained in the shooting, according to TPD.

The police department is working to figure out where the shooting took place.

This is an open and active investigation. Detectives are asking anyone with information to TPD at 850-891-4200. They may also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.

This is a developing story, stay with us as we learn more.

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