A killer who is believed to have targeted three people in Tampa, Florida, is still on the loose, and Mayor Bob Buckhorn (D) wants the murderer’s head.
Three people were found murdered in the same neighborhood under similar circumstances. The only thing connecting the crimes has been the fact that they were all shot to death in the same Seminole Heights neighborhood and were alone at night after riding a bus.
According to police, the first victim was Benjamin Mitchell, 22, shot and killed on Oct. 9 while waiting for a bus. Next, Monica Hoffa, 32, was found dead in a vacant lot on Oct. 11. The third victim was Anthony Naiboa, 20, who was killed after he accidentally took the wrong bus from work.
All three homicides took place within a mile radius. None of the victims were robbed.
According to reports, some residents have been locking themselves inside their homes, and the dangerous situation has created such fear that police officers are escorting the neighborhood’s school children to bus stops each day.
Buckhorn has had enough, and on Wednesday, ordered officers: “Bring his head to me, all right?”
“Let’s go get it done,” Buckhorn continued. “We are going to hunt this son of a b— down until we catch him.” (VIDEO BELOW.)
The mayor also called the suspected serial shooter a “son of a b—“ at a community meeting Monday night, according to the New York Post.
A person of interest was captured on a surveillance video, according to Police Chief Brian Dugan. He said there will be a police presence in the neighborhood on Halloween, with which he will be personally involved.
“I’m going to go out there, I’ll be personally on patrol, and you know what? — if somebody wants to walk with me, they can walk with me. I’ll walk with their family and get candy with them,” Dugan told reporters. “I might even take some of their candy.”
Authorities are offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest, and have released new surveillance video footage of the suspect. See video at end of story below.
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