The Tallahassee Police Department recently released information related to a double homicide in Frenchtown and a hit and run death on West Tennessee Street.
2023-00146510 / 1100 Block Dade Street / Homicide / 9:20 PM (Aug. 22)
Officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 1100 block of Dade Street. When officers arrived on scene, they located two adult men suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were 18 years old. One victim was pronounced deceased on scene, the second victim died at the hospital. TPD’s Violent Crimes Unit has assumed the investigation.
Anyone who was in the area and may have witnessed the incident, or has home security systems that might have captured the incident, is asked to contact TPD detectives at 850-891-4200. This is an open and active investigation and there is no additional information to release at this time.
2023-00146602 / THI (Hit and Run) / West Tennessee Street and Nashville Drive / 12:29 AM (Aug. 23)
Officers responded to the area of West Tennessee Street and Nashville Drive in regards to an adult male lying in the roadway. The victim was pronounced deceased on scene. The involved vehicle fled the scene prior to law enforcement arrival.
TPD’s Traffic Homicide Unit responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. Anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the crash is asked to call police. This is an open and active investigation.