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13-115 Second Suspect Arrested In 2012 Lealman Double Shooting (For Further Details See Releases 12-257 and 12-258)

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
-Robbery/Homicide Unit

David J. Paonessa – Deceased Victim
DOB: 2/27/54
Address: 2533 68th Avenue North

Jane Bryant – Victim – Married to David Paonessa
DOB: 6/24/46
Address: Same as above

Mackeral Shay Crocker (Arrested)
DOB: 08/12/1992
Address: Express Inn 11333 US 19 N. Clearwater
Charges: 1 count First Degree Murder

Detectives have arrested a second suspect in connection with a double shooting on November 7, 2012, in the Lealman area of Pinellas County.

The shooting occurred at 2533 68th Avenue North.

The shooting occurred November 7, 2012.

According to detectives, a second suspect has been arrested in connection with a double shooting that occurred on November 7, 2012. Through their investigation and follow-up interviews, detectives identified the second suspect as 20-year-old Mackeral Shay Crocker. Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit met with Crocker on May 23, 2013 and he admitted to the allegations.

Crocker was transported to the Pinellas County Jail without further incident.

Crocker has been charged with one count of First Degree Murder.

The investigation continues.

Booking photo will be released once available.

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