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Release Number: 09-239

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

September 1, 2009

Debbie Carter:

(813) 247-8060













Victim:  Charlie Coachman,  DOB  11-15-86

              2310 Dundee Court, Tampa


Suspect:  Brandon L. Davis,  DOB 4-15-88

                 11734 N. 15 Street,  Apt. 3



Charge:  Aggravated battery with a deadly weapon

                Great Bodily harm


Aggravated battery


August 29, 2009 at 11:04 p.m.


11740  N. 15 Street







On August 29, 2009 at approximately 11:04 p.m., the victim and suspect engaged in a verbal altercation.  The suspect produced an unknown caliber handgun and shot the victim approximately three times.  The victim was struck twice in the abdomen and once in the side.  The victim knew the suspect as a casual acquaintance by seeing him the neighborhood.  The victim was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital with non life threatening injuries.


The suspect, Brandon Davis was arrested on August 31, 2009 at 8:10 p.m. transported to the Orient Road Jail charged with Aggravated Battery with a deadly weapon/great bodily harm.