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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-001

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 2, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Shooting Investigation

    A series of fights prompted organizers to close their doors early.
    • Monday
    • January 1, 2018
    • Time: 11:30 PM
    • 5809 North 50th Street
    • Tampa, Florida


    Victim #1
    Jyhaad D. Grant
    DOB 12-4-92
    307 Warren Ave W
    Tampa, Florida 33605

    Victim #2
    Julissa D. Jackson
    DOB 6-2-02
    1805 23rd Ave E
    Tampa, Florida 33605

    The security guards involved in the shooting incident this morning are identified as:

    #1 Keyon Williams
    DOB 8-23-89
    License Type:
    State of Florida Statewide Firearms "G" License #1300598
    State of Florida Security Officer "D" License # 2940857

    #2 Connor Harm
    DOB 8-19-99
    License Type:
    State of Florida Statewide Firearms "G" License #1705574
    State of Florida Security Officer "D" License # 1725606

    Both individuals worked for A.J. Cardinal Group, LLC doing business as Eagle OneSecurity Force (Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services License #B 1100282) located at 8810 N Orangeview Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33617.

    No charges are pending at this time. This continues to be an active investigation.

    Preliminary Details:

    Based upon the preliminary information at the time of this release, the following circumstances are believed to have led to this incident which remains under investigation.

    Two individuals were shot and killed by licensed security guards who were in fear for their lives at approximately 11:30 p.m. last night at a facility known as "The Club" at 5809 North 50th Street. The location was hosting a teen night and was scheduled to be open for the event from 8 p.m. to midnight. A series of fights inside the event prompted organizers to close their doors early around 10:45 p.m. Between 150 to 200 people were in the process of leaving the event when the armed security guards first heard fireworks and then guns shots. While looking into where the gun shots were coming from, they saw an individual firing a weapon from a car and they both returned fire. The two deceased individuals inside the vehicle have been identified as Julissa Jackson, 15 and Jyhaad Grant, 25, The facility is a storage building that is rented out for events.

    Anyone with any information in reference this the incident is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200.



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