REWARD INCREASED ** $10,000 **
Winter Haven Police are announcing that the reward for information leading to the identity of the killer of Demetrick Brown on July 4 has increased to $10,000.
Demetrick was in a crowd at a pop-up block party along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd when he was shot and killed.
Investigators are asking anyone with video that could be useful to this case to please utilize Heartland Crime Stoppers. Video can be uploaded anonymously through the free P3 smartphone app. These tips are guaranteed anonymous and, if resulting in an arrest, the tip could earn you $10,000 cash.
On July 4, 2022 just before midnight, Winter Haven Police officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 200 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
As officers arrived, they found one male shot. Officers started life-saving measures to the victim who was transported to the hospital ultimately succumbing to his injuries. Two other males were found at the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Preliminarily, it was discovered that a pop-up block party occurred bringing a very large crowd to the area.
“With the large crowd in attendance, somebody knows something,” said Chief David Brannan. “I implore anyone who knows any information to contact Heartland Crime Stoppers.”
A $5,000 reward is being offered for any information that leads to an arrest.
Anyone with any information regarding this case is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers. Anonymity is guaranteed.
- Call 1-800-226 TIPS (8477)
- From your cell phone, dial **TIPS
- Or visit the website www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com and click on “Submit A Tip,”
- Or download the free “P3tips” app on your smartphone or tablet.
You will always remain anonymous when you send a tip through Crime Stoppers and you are eligible for a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest.