A Man Was Shot Dead At A Florida Nightclub in 2017. More Than 4 Years Later, The Suspected Killer Was Caught.

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Source: Manatee County Sheriff’s Office; MEGA

Jul. 11 2022, Published 8:54 a.m. ET

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A shooting at a Florida nightclub left one person dead. More than four years later, police say they have arrested a suspect in the case.

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Last week, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office in Florida announced the arrest of Demetrius Gabriel in connection to the killing.

Around 2 a.m. on Dec. 15, 2017, deputies responded to the Spot 26 nightclub after an altercation happened outside, according to the sheriff’s office. A suspect fired two shots into the entrance of the club.

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Jarvis Isom Jr. was shot in the head. He was taken to the hospital, where he died, according to the sheriff’s office noted.

Gabriel was identified as a suspect in the days after the shooting but wasn’t arrested until years later during a traffic stop in Miami.

Investigators did not detail what led to the altercation.


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