Media Release from the Alachua County Sheriff's Office

Media Advisory 2020-025: Media Advisory – WHITE Shooting

For Immediate Release:
Today’s Date:  April 9, 2020
Prepared by:  PIO Sgt. Frank Kinsey

On April 7, 2020 at approximately 9:00pm, the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office responded to 809 SW 63rd Terrace regarding a drive by shooting.  The targeted apartment was occupied by 1 Adult and 7 Children.  The investigation revealed the apartment was struck multiple times with none of occupants being injured.  A vehicle and a person of interest was identified however, the vehicle and driver were not located.

On April 9, 2020 at approximately 7:15am, patrol units located the vehicle at 7200 SW 8th Ave (Woodside Villas).  Due to the nature of the crime and under an abundance of caution, the SWAT team responded and evacuated the surrounding apartments.  After approximately an hour the person of interest, Kyre Tyemay White B/M 2/17/2001 surrendered and was detained without incident.  White was questioned by detectives and subsequently charged with resisting without violence, the investigation is still on-going.