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60-year-old man killed in shooting on Tallahssee's southside

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Posted at 5:20 PM, Oct 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-24 13:22:05-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A man is facing murder charges after he shot and killed a 60-year-old man on Tallahassee's south side. 

Erick May, 34, was arrested by Leon County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday. 

Tuesday night, LCSO responded to a vehicle burglary in the Crossway Road area. When deputies arrived on scene, they were told May had shot at the vehicle owner when he chased May down the road. 

Deputies also found out May had gone to another local business and tried to shoot another person the same night. LCSO said the gun malfunctioned and no shot was fired. Deputies were able to take May into custody while on scene. 

While investigating the burglary, LCSO received a call from another business in the 200 block of Crossway Road. 

One of the employees found 60-year-old Paul Hogg dead on the business' property. LCSO stated Hogg was also an employee of the business. Through investigation, detectives were able to determine May had shot Hogg. 

Based on the evidence provided, May is being charged with first degree homicide, two counts of attempted homicide, possession of firearm by convicted felon, and burglary.  

He was taken to the Leon County Detention Facility and his bond has been set at $65,000.


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Leon County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting on Tallahassee's south side.

Officer Dave Teems confirmed that the shooting happened on Crossway Road late Tuesday.

LCSO says they will release more details Wednesday afternoon.