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Police: 16-year-old boy charged with attempted homicide for Capstone Road shooting

7 people have been arrested in connection to this incident
Posted at 4:38 PM, Dec 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-31 12:47:11-05

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) — Police have charged a 16-year-old boy with attempted homicide and burglary in connection with the shooting that occurred on Capstone Road over the weekend.

The Tallahassee Police Department says the investigation revealed that the teen was one of many suspects that were in the area during the burglaries.

Through various pieces of evidence and interviews, investigators determined that the 16-year-old boy was the burglar and shooter in the Capstone Road incident.

After consultation with the State Attorney’s Office the teen was arrested for attempted felony murder and burglary of a conveyance.

At this time, he remains at the Juvenile Assessment Center. ABC 27 is choosing not to identify the underage suspect.

This is an ongoing investigation. Investigators continue to review collected evidence and surveillance videos provided by the community Investigators anticipate additional arrest and charges.

Investigators are asking anyone with 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.


Authorities have arrested seven people they say are connected to an attempted homicide and multiple vehicle burglaries that occurred over the weekend.

According to the Tallahassee Police Department, the attempted homicide/burglary occurred near the 2500 block of Capstone Drive on Saturday.

During the investigation, it was discovered that a total of 6 burglaries had been committed by a group, using a stolen black Ford F250 and a white Ford Fusion.

TPD says the community assisted officers, investigators, and Forensic Technicians to build a picture of Saturday's violent criminal activity.

Due to this effort TPD was able to notify the Leon County Sheriff’s Office of the Ford F250’s connection the incidents, which led to them capturing a 16-year-old suspect with pending charges and guns.

On Saturday night, a TPD patrol officer observed the white Ford Fusion traveling on Jackson Bluff Road with no headlights on.

Once the officer attempted a traffic stop the vehicle began to flee at a high rate of speed.

Police say the vehicle then lost control and crashed at the intersection Fairlane Road and Sherwood Drive.

All 6 people that were inside immediately exited the vehicle and began to run away from the scene.

Dozens of officers quickly surrounded the area and established a perimeter. After foot pursuits and K-9 tracks, all 6 people were captured and transported to TPD for questioning.

Police say after conducting several interviews and reviewing collected evidence, investigators charged all 6 suspects with resisting without violence with pending charges.

The suspects consisted of one adult identified as 18-year-old Domanic Girouard and five juveniles. ABC 27 is choosing not to identify the underage suspects.

In addition, a 17-year-old suspect was charged with Grand Theft Auto direct involvement with the theft of the white Ford Fusion.

TPD says a 14-year-old was charged with 6 counts of Armed Auto Burglary and Grand Theft Auto for his direct involvement with the theft of the white Ford Fusion, and burglaries near Capstone Drive, and Rosin Way.

Police say this is an ongoing investigation and investigators are appreciative of the community’s assistance with this case.

Investigators are asking anyone with 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.


Police are asking for help to track down the person responsible for breaking into several cars and shooting someone early Saturday morning.

It happened just after 2 a.m. on the 2500 block of Capstone Road.

Police say a woman saw the man in her garage trying to break into her car. When he noticed the woman spotted him, police say he shot at her and ran away. The woman, nor her children, were hurt.

TPD says three other cars were broken into in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call Tallahassee Police or Crimestoppers.