LCSO arrests juvenile in Balkin Road shooting, still searching for adult suspect

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
June 25, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Leon County Sheriff's Office says they have arrested a 17-year-old in connection to an overnight shooting that happened at a residence on Balkin Road on June 25.

Authorities say they are still searching for an adult suspect.

LCSO says the 17-year-old has been arrested and taken to the Juvenile Assessment Center, where they are facing charges of attempted first degree murder and two counts of home invasion robbery with a weapon.

WCTV is choosing not to identify the juvenile at this time.

Deputies ask anyone with information on the case to contact LCSO at 850-606-3300 or, to remain anonymous, contact Big Bend Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS (8477).

Officials say the victim in this shooting is currently in critical condition at a local hospital.


By: WCTV Eyewitness News
June 25, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Leon County Sheriff's Office is investigating an overnight shooting that happened at a residence in the 1600 block of Balkin Road early Tuesday morning.

LCSO says they received a call around 2 a.m. in reference to a shooting.

Officials say arriving deputies located a victim with gunshot wounds who was later transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Deputies say a second victim told authorities that they were outside of the residence when two black male subjects approached them at gunpoint and forced them into the residence.

Officials say one of the victims ran out of the residence unharmed while the other was shot.

LCSO says they are searching for two black male suspects: One is around 5'3"-5'4", 130 pounds with shoulder length dreadlocks and the other is around 5'9"-5'10"

Authorities are still investigating the scene and are searching for the shooting suspect.

This is a developing story.



 
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