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3 men arrested after aggravated assault at Aqua Palms Apartments

Posted at 1:24 PM, Jun 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-20 13:35:09-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Three men have been arrested after an aggravated assault at the Aqua Palms Apartments led to officers to seize four stolen guns and drugs.

Keevonte Baker, 20, Frank Robins, 20, and Hardson Francois, 20, were arrested by the Tallahassee Police Department.

On Wednesday, at about 11:12 a.m., TPD responded to a call at the Aqua Palms Apartments regarding an aggravated assault involving firearms and several suspects. When officers arrived, they found the victim and searched the area, which led them to find the suspects in an apartment within the complex.

A thorough investigation was conducted and three people were detained after a gun was found. TPD said responding officers ensured the safety of surrounding residents and fortunately no one was seriously injured during the incident.

Investigators from the Violent Crimes Unit arrived to assist in the investigation. A search warrant was obtained and completed on an apartment within the complex.

During the investigation, four guns and ammunition were seized along with over 90 grams of cannabis, numerous digital scales and packaging items used in the sale of drugs.

The guns taken by TPD included a 9mm handgun previously reported stolen to TPD during a residential burglary in August 2018, a 9mm handgun previously reported stolen to the Pembroke Pines (FL) Police Department, a .380 caliber handgun and a .22 caliber rifle.

Baker is being charged with Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon and Possession of Marijuana With Intent to Sell. Robins is being charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon without Intent to Kill and Failure to Appear, while Francois is facing a charge of Tampering with Evidence.

All were taken to the Leon County Detention Facility.

Investigators are asking anyone with any additional information about this case to please call them at (850) 891-4200. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS.