Pinellas Park Police seeking the help of the public regarding a shooting/homicide


On Friday, July 12, 2013 at 12:53 AM, Pinellas Park police officers responded to 5021 69th Ave N, in reference to a shooting.

photo: Null Value/Creative Commons via flickr
photo: Null Value/Creative Commons via flickr

Gerald Francis Way II
W/M 9/27/1988
5021 69th Avenue North

The victim, Gerald Way, was in front of a residence talking with several subjects when he was shot by an occupant of a vehicle. Way suffered a single gunshot wound to the abdomen and was transported by friends to Northside Hospital. He was subsequently transported to Bayfront Medical Center where he died as a result of his injuries.

Investigators are currently interviewing witnesses and following up leads in the case. No further information is being released at this time. Next of kin has been notified.

Anyone who may have information related to this case is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Section of the Pinellas Park Police Department at 727-541-0758. Those wishing to remain anonymous or who would like to be eligible for a cash reward are asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) or via the web at

Lead Investigator: Det. Roxanne Hunt

Released by Sgt. Brian Unmisig, PIO

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