Press Release

Subject: Homicide Investigation
Incident Type:
Incident Date/Time 4/6/2019 6:00:00 AM
Expire Date/Time 5/6/2019 6:00:00 AM
Case Number: 2019-009356
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Person/Suspect Info
Case Number:2019-009356

Incident Type:HOMICIDE

Location:2000-1400 Cortez Road West


Victim(s):Miller, Jerome A.Race/Sex:B/MVictim(s) D.O.B:09/13/1988

At 3:16 this morning (04/06/19) patrol units were dispatched to the Rooms-To-Go reference a Motor vehicle crash into the building. When deputies arrived they found a white SUV crashed into the front pillar of the business.

On the driver’s side of the vehicle were several bullet holes. EMS and fire arrived and started life saving efforts.The victim was transported to an area hospital where he later died.

Detectives are working to determine when and where multiple shots were fired at the vehicle.The investigation continues.

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office and Gold Star Club of Manatee County is offering a $5,000. reward for information leading to the conviction of the person (s) responsible for this homicide. Call (941) 747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS