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TPD arrests suspect in Wallis Street shooting

Posted at 8:13 AM, Mar 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-18 06:04:42-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Authorities have arrested a suspect in connection to the shooting that occurred near Wallis and Calhoun street earlier this month.

The Tallahassee Police Department's Violent Crimes Unit arrested 24-year-old Tamarick Barnes on Sunday.

Officers say they were investigating a hit-and-run crash near Eisenhower Street and Villamore Avenue. During the investigation, they caught Barnes and another suspect running away from the suspected hit-and-run vehicle.

Police questioned Barnes, then transported him to the Leon County Detention Center.

He is now facing multiple charges, including robbery with a firearm and attempted homicide.


TPD investigating shooting near Wallis Street

The Tallahassee Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting that left one person hospitalized.

TPD says officers responded to a shooting near intersection of Wallis and Calhoun Street around 4:26 a.m. on Friday.

When officers arrived on scene, they found one person suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was later transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers are asking anyone with information about this incident to please call them at (850) 891-4200 or Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS.

This is currently an active investigation.