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Shooting in the parking lot of a Clearwater bar leaves one man dead

Clearwater Police Detectives are conducting a homicide investigation at the Idle Spur Bar located at 1351 Cleveland Street. The incident occurred at approximately 11:58 p.m. on Monday, May 17, 2021.

Detectives say that the suspect approached the victim, 23-year-old, Da’Jon Dre’Shaud Tennell, on foot in the parking lot. Tennell sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased at 12:24 a.m. at Morton Plant Hospital. It appears the victim was the intended target.

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There were numerous patrons in the area at the time of the shooting and appears the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle.

Detectives are asking for anyone with information related to the shooting to contact the Clearwater Police Homicide Unit. 

The investigation is ongoing currently. 

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