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Arrest made in Winston Park homicide

For Immediate Release : Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Release Number: 22-056


Tuesday November 2, 2021 8:46 PM


Winston Park 7605 Destin Drive Tampa, Florida
Arrest made in Winston Park homicide

The suspect responsible for killing a man at a local park has been arrested in Georgia. 

On November 2, 2021, at 8:46 p.m., Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to Brandon Regional Hospital in reference to a report of a shooting victim. Upon arrival, deputies observed an adult male victim who was being treated for a life-threatening gunshot wound to his upper body. 

Through investigation, detectives learned that between 7:40 p.m. and 7:50 p.m., the victim was playing basketball at Winston Park, located at 7605 Destin Drive in Tampa. The victim met with and interacted with two black males. One of the males shot the victim, and both fled from the scene. A witness transported the victim to the hospital.

On November 20, 2021, the victim died as a result of his injuries at Brandon Regional Hospital.

Through investigative means, homicide detectives identified the suspect as 21-year-old Jumari' Cyrion Womack, of Lithonia, Georgia. 

Detectives determined that Womack lured the victim to the basketball court with the intent of killing him. Womack secured a date and time to meet the victim, shot him, then fled back to Georgia after the shooting. 

Detectives traveled to DeKalb County, Georgia to execute an arrest warrant for Womack. On April 22, 2022, HCSO detectives, with the assistance of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, successfully took Womack into custody at his residence for the homicide. He faces a charge of First Degree Murder with a Firearm. 

"Detectives worked many months to build leads that ultimately led them to their suspect," said Sheriff Chad Chronister. "Their continued efforts took a dangerous individual off of the streets who had no regard for human life. I hope the arrest brings some closure to the victim's family who has had to mourn the loss of their loved one gone much too soon. I want to thank the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office for their assistance during our investigation."

Womack remains in custody in DeKalb County pending extradition to Hillsborough County.