Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-113

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 8, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Wanted Suspect Arrested And Charged With 5 Counts Of Attempted Murder

    UPDATED: Suspect wanted for shooting at 5 victims on March 31, 2010, has been located and arrested.
    • Thursday
    • April 8, 2010
    • Time: 1:30 PM
    • 8307 Allamanda Av
    • Tampa,FL
    Suspect:

    Aljunda Tompkins, DOB 4-4-93
    10619 North 56 Street
    Tampa

    Charges:
    5 counts of Attempted Murder

    Victims:

    Preston A. Young, DOB 7-7-93
    7913 Croton Avenue
    Tampa

    Michael Simpson, DOB 11-10-93
    5906 S. 82nd Street
    Tampa

    Quadarrius Brown, DOB 8-5-93
    8309 Bahia Avenue
    Tampa

    Elijah Wilson Anderson, DOB 7-19-96
    8323 Allamanda Avenue
    Tampa

    Marquis Williams, DOB 10-1-95
    7907 Croton Avenue
    Tampa

    Detectives investigating the incident that occurred on March 31, 2010 at approximately 2:50 p.m. in the area of 8307 Allamanda Avenue obtained a warrant for the arrest of 17 year old Aljunda Tompkins. Tompkins was located this afternoon at approximately 1:30 p.m. at his residence, 10619 North 56 Street in Tampa, where he was taken into custody without incident.

    Original Information released on March 31, 2010:

    Today at approximately 2:50 p.m. an ongoing feud between two groups of teenagers boiled over into gunfire.

    Apparently the two groups have been arguing over the last couple of days and today it became violent when on group of teens left and a short time later two of the teens returned riding in a car and armed with a rifle.

    It is still unclear what the exact motive was behind the incident.

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