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TPD: Deadly shooting on Mission Road appears to be related to drug trafficking

Posted at 12:02 PM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 12:02:41-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting on Mission Road in late May.

Anthony McInnis, 24, has been charged with homicide and robbery with a firearm in connection to a shooting in the 2600 block of Mission Road on May 29.

On that day, TPD responded to the area and found a deceased adult male victim who had been shot.

Through an investigation, TPD investigators identified McInnis as a suspect and obtained a search warrant for his home, as well as for a DNA sample.

Police said they took McInnis into custody after he came out of his apartment Pullen Road. When officers attempted to make contact with him, he tried to run aay but was subdued with a TASER. After being taken into custody, a stolen handgun was located in his pocket.

When they searched McInnis' apartment, they found property that belonged to the victim. Based on the evidence, TPD said the crime appeared to be related to drug trafficking.

McInnis was charged with homicide, robbery with a firearm, and resisting/obstructing arrest without violence. They said additional charges are pending.