Victim Identified in Old Bainbridge Road and Fourth Avenue Shooting

Posted at 11:00 AM, Jun 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-16 12:10:33-04

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - The victim of a deadly shooting has been identified. 

Roy Lee Simmons was shot and killed around 4:30 Friday morning according to the Tallahassee Police Department.

Police say they responded to the area of Old Bainbridge Road and 4th Avenue after the consolidated dispatch agency received a call from a resident saying they heard a single gunshot.

After officers searched the area for any evidence of gun use, they located 61-year-old Simmons dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Investigators are now asking anyone with information about the events leading to Simmons death to contact them at 850-891-4200.

This shooting marks the 10th in Tallahassee in 3 weeks.