Front Page Detectives

‘He Didn't Deserve This’: Florida Man Accused Of Killing Patron Who Accidentally Bumped Into Him In Hookah Bar

harris dayotna
Source: Daytona Beach police; MEGA

Dec. 1 2022, Published 2:09 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to Email

A Florida man enjoying a night out with loved ones at a crowded hookah bar was killed after he accidentally bumped into another patron, family said.

Article continues below advertisement

Raheem Harris, 29, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felonin connection with the shooting death of 21-year-old D'Shawn McLaury outside the Hookah Pub in Daytona Beach, WESH reported.

Around 4 a.m. on Nov. 27, McLaury left the bar with his family and friends. Harris allegedly followed McLaury from the establishment and he may have used a gun he had in a fanny pack to shoot the victim, according to police.

Article continues below advertisement

“It's at night so you don't see muzzle flash but you can tell something occurs, and you can see the victim collapse,” Daytona Beach police Chief Jakari Young said of surveillance video retrieved from the bar.

Police said the suspect then fled the scene.


Lashanda Jones claimed the victim, who was her nephew, “accidentally bumped into [Harris] and he took that the wrong way.”

Article continues below advertisement

“It’s a crowded bar. It's crowded in there. That's the only incident. There was no fight. There was nothing like that. He bumped into him,” Jones said.

“He's young and he didn't deserve this. He's not a person that starts anything with anybody. He's a loving person and it's wrong,” she added of the murder.

Harris, a convicted felon, has a criminal history that includes prison time for child abuse and grand theft of a vehicle, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reported.


Become a Front Page Detective

Sign up to receive breaking
Front Page Detectives
news and exclusive investigations.

More Stories

Opt-out of personalized ads

© Copyright 2024 FRONT PAGE DETECTIVES™️. A DIVISION OF MYSTIFY ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK INC. FRONT PAGE DETECTIVES is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.