POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A 19-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of a man in Haines City.
According to the Haines City Police Department, Tyquaveon Robinson is accused of shooting Dyreon Outsey, 19 on May 23.
Robinson and Branden Johnson, 28, of Haines City, were following Outsey’s Toyota 4Runner in a red Alfa Romeo that afternoon before firing into the victim’s vehicle. Robinson fired the fatal shot that struck Outsey in the head.
Outsey was transported to Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
During the investigation, detectives were able to locate Johnson after he was involved in a crash in Miami.
On Sunday, May 30, detectives, with the assistance of the Miami Beach Police Department, arrested Johnson in Miami Beach. At the time of his arrest, Miami Beach officers located two guns inside a rental vehicle.
Police say Robinson was taken into custody with the assistance of the Tampa Police Department and has been charged with first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a felon, tampering with evidence and firing into an occupied vehicle.
Johnson was charged by the Miami Beach Police Department with possession of a firearm by a felon. The Haines City Police Department is charging Johnson with accessory after the fact to first-degree murder and shooting into an occupied vehicle.
Robinson and Johnson will be extradited to the Polk County Jail.
The investigation is ongoing. Detectives are looking for any additional information related to the case, including the location of the red Alfa Romeo. Anyone with further information is asked to call the Haines City Police Department at 863-421-3636.