Alachua Police have arrested 15-calendar year aged Kamarri Hampton for the murder of 27-calendar year aged Dana Walker that took area in Alachua on January 14th.
Police say Hampton was arrested on January 19th on perjury expenses. The murder cost was included now.
Any person in the local community understood Hampton and introduced him into the Alachua Police Department where he was questioned.
On January 15th, police say a retaliation taking pictures occurred in Alachua, where 5 persons have been shot. That taking pictures remains below investigation. There is a $1,000 reward being offered for anyone who can provide information that’ll guide to an arrest in the next taking pictures.
Hampton is at present being held in the Juvenile Detention Middle. Police say they assume him to be charged as an grownup. Police also say a murder weapon has not been observed. Maude Lewis Park, where the initial taking pictures occurred, is closed off with police tape. But, the remembrance shrine for Dana Walker remains.
Alachua police have produced an arrest with regards to the shootings which still left one particular male useless two Sundays in the past.
And the accused killer is 15 decades aged.
Landon, there is a reward being offered to capture the other shooters, but some say that will not likely do the job.
Landon Harrar noted live from the studio Police say they arrested Kemarri Hampton January 19th for perjury, and just now as the investigation ongoing included murder expenses. He is expected to be attempted as an grownup.
“He was in the local community, we understood him, he wasn’t hiding at all.” reported Alachua police Chief Chad Scott
Kemarri Hampton was introduced to police by another person who understood him.
Chief Scott went on to describe “We known as him in for questioning, he arrived in, as a issue of fact he was introduced in and we questioned him about the incident and took him into custody then.”
With one particular of the shooters at the rear of bars, local community associates say persons are still terrified simply because you can find still much more shooters out there.
Yaya Mula is a resident who lives around Maude Lewis Park and he reported “Tensions are still at a substantial as you can see now its still mild time and you can find no one particular walking in the streets, absolutely everyone is in the household, tensions is substantial male, we do want these persons who are dependable for it off the streets.”
Yaya Mula claims he understood Hampton, and he was a kid who desired superior steerage.
“We just require a application from another person of the similar ethnicity to go around and get young children who are likely on the incorrect route and rally test to deliver them into some productive applications and get these young children absent from this violence simply because suitable now in the streets violence is the only black minorities are associating with.”
Police are giving a thousand dollar reward for any information which prospects to an arrest of the shooters still at significant for the retaliation taking pictures, a range Mula claims isn’t substantial adequate to get anyone to converse.
“That reward is a thousand bucks, my hire is 650, thats not gonna be adequate for anyone to convey to and then they get yet another bullet in their back again, no.”
Maude lewis park is at present closed to the general public, Mula claims he hopes police fix the crimes soon so the local community can get back again to regular.
“The young children are definitely on the lookout for a area to play now simply because this park is a pillar of our local community and this taking pictures definitely shocked the total community.”
Landon Harrar noted live from the studio Chief Chad Scott claims they do have significant prospects and have not operate into a useless close bordering the investigation, and hope to have superior information for the local community soon in regards to discovering the shooters.