Arrest made after teen shot at Tampa Hotel

TAMPA -- 17-year-old Kelly Evander Stacey Jr. died after a shooting that Tampa Police said was not a random act of violence on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.

24-year-old Leroy Livingston Johnson was arrested after deputies received an arrest warrant for him. Johnson attempted to run away when deputies pursued him, leading to a short pursuit. 

He is being charged with murder in the second degree with a firearm, attempted murder, possession of a controlled substance, carrying a concealed firearm, and resisting arrest without violence. 

Around 3:48 p.m., Stacey was discovered by paramedics at the hotel located at 2307 E. Busch Boulevard lying on the ground with a gunshot wound. The shooting occurred at the Tampa Hotel, located at 2307 E. Busch Blvd. Stacey died a short time later at the scene.

(© 2016 WTSP)


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