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Man charged with aggravated battery after Tallahassee shooting

Posted at 5:51 AM, Apr 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-28 16:22:35-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — A 23-year-old man has been arrested for aggravated battery in connection to an overnight shooting in Tallahassee.

Tuesday, Tallahassee Police said that they were called to the 1300 block of Branch Street for a person who had been shot just before 2:30 a.m.

Through further investigation, police determined that the shooting actually took place in the 500 block of West Sixth Avenue.

Police determined that Keith Elmo, 23, his girlfriend and the shooting victim were all inside a home on West Sixth Avenue when Elmo and the victim got into a fight. During that fight, police say Elmo pulled out a gun and shot the victim.

After the shooting, the suspect fled to the 2200 block of Tanglewood Terrace, where he was later arrested.

Based on the evidence, Elmo has been charged with aggravated battery with deadly weapon for shooting the victim.


Original Story:

Tallahassee police are investigating after a man was seriously injured during an overnight shooting on Branch Street.

According to the Tallahassee Police Department, officers responded to the 1300 block of Branch Street in reference to a person who had been shot shortly before 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

Police say the victim is an adult male and was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

This is an active investigation and TPD has no further information to release at this time.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident, but did not speak with an officer on scene, or anyone with information about the shooting to please call 850-891-4200.

You may also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.

This is a developing story.