Shooting Death

Update as of 6:50 p.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2020

Who:
Jametric Darrell Facyson (Victim – Deceased)
DOB: 10/15/1995

Gai Makir Marwil (Suspect – Arrested)
DOB: 1/1/1988
Address: 12465 Monroe Court, Largo
Charge: First Degree Murder and Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Detectives have identified the victim as 24-year-old Jametric Facyson and his next of kin has been notified.

Investigators say the incident began at approximately 4:11 a.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2020. There was a large altercation inside the Emporium Lounge which, at the time, was holding several hundred patrons. Large groups of people, including the victim, exited the club and were gathered in the parking lot.

32-year-old Gai Marwil, was leaving in his vehicle when he opened fire striking the victim. He was pronounced deceased at the scene and Marwil fled the location. A short time later, Marwil was involved in a single vehicle crash at I-275 and 54th Avenue North and was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Through various investigative techniques, detectives were able to identify Marwil as the suspect and placed him under arrest.

Marwil has been charged with First Degree Murder and Felon in Possession of a Firearm and remains hospitalized. Once released he will be transported to the Pinellas County Jail.

The investigation continues.

***END OF UPDATE***

***Original News Release***

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
Investigative Operations Bureau
-Robbery Homicide Unit
Support Services Bureau
-Forensic Science Unit

What:
Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit are investigating a homicide at a St. Petersburg Gentlemen’s club.

When:
The shooting occurred at approximately 4:13 a.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2020.

Where:
The shooting happened at the 4Play Gentlemen’s Club located at 10387 Gandy Boulevard in Unincorporated St. Petersburg.

Why/How:
Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit are investigating a homicide at a St. Petersburg Gentlemen’s club.

According to investigators, deputies responded to the 4Play Gentlemen’s Club located at 10387 Gandy Boulevard at approximately 4:13 a.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2020 in reference to a shooting.

Upon their arrival, deputies discovered one victim deceased in the parking lot from an apparent gunshot wound.

Detectives say the suspect has fled the location.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office at (727) 582-6200.

Detectives are investigating the active scene and any further updates will be provided via Media Alert.

Posted by Travis Sibley Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:29:00 AM Categories: Crimes Against Persons

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