Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 16-210

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 16, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Update: Homicide

    Detectives have issued a warrant for Steve Edmounds Evans.
    • Friday
    • May 13, 2016
    • Time: 1:10 AM
    • Tiaga Nightclub
    • 10315 Causeway Boulevard
    • Brandon, Florida

    Suspect: (Warrants Issued)


    Steve Edmounds Evans
    DOB:03/30/1984        
    LKA: 31449 Bloomingdale Villa Ct
    Brandon, FL

    Description: 6'1" 200lbs short black hair and short (stubble)facial hair.

    Possibly driving a Black Chevy Tahoe or Green Buick Park Avenue

    Charges:
    1. First Degree Murder
    2. Aggravated Assault With a Firearm

    *Should be considered armed and dangerous

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.

    Victim: (deceased)

    David Allen Smith
    DOB: 12/05/1991

    Details:

    *The following information is what's known at the time of this public release and is subject to change as the investigation continues;

    Hillsborough County, FL - At approximately 1:10 am, the victim, David Allen Smith was involved in altercation with an unidentified black male at the Tiaga Nightclub located at 10315 Causeway Blvd in Brandon. The altercation escalated and moved outside where Smith was shot at least once. The suspect then fled in an unknown make and model gray vehicle.

    Hillsborough County Fire Rescue transported Smith to a local hospital where he died a short time after arrival. Currently, homicide detectives are processing the crime scene and interviewing witnesses.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a freedownload for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.
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