Homicide Investigation

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

Ricky Lee Garland (Deceased)
DOB: 07/13/1969
Address: 10464 106th Avenue North, #5, Largo

Robbery/Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man after he was found shot in the parking lot of the Andrea Cove Motel in unincorporated Largo.

The incident occurred in the parking lot of 10464 106th Avenue North #5, (Andrea Cove Motel), unincorporated Largo.

The incident occurred at about 10:47 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017.

Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit are conducting a death investigation after a man is found shot and killed.

According to detectives, at about 10:47 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017, deputies responded to Andrea Cove Motel located at 10464 106th Avenue North in Largo, regarding a report of a shooting.

When deputies arrived, they found the victim, identified as 47-year-old Ricky Garland, lying in the parking lot suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Garland was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. At 12:05 a.m. he was pronounced deceased.

Detectives say witnesses observed an unknown vehicle leaving the area after the shooting.

Next of kin has been notified.

Anyone with information on this homicide or the location of the suspect is asked to contact Detective Scarpati of the Robbery/Homicide Unit at (727) 582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org

The investigation continues.



Posted by Friday, May 26, 2017 7:33:00 AM Categories: Crimes Against Persons

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