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24-year-old Tyren Certain killed in Eastwood Meadows Apartments shooting

18-year-old Terrell Nicholos Weeks on probation charged with Eastwood Meadows homicide



Update: Terrell Nicholos Weeks, aged 18, faces first-degree homicide charges for the alleged shooting and killing of 24-year-old Tyren Certain at Eastwood Meadows on Monday, March 4.

This afternoon at approximately 4:30 p.m., deputies were dispatched to Eastwood Meadows Apartments (918 SE 44th Street, Gainesville) following numerous reports from residents concerning gunfire.

Callers also mentioned observing a dark-colored sedan parked near the mailboxes with an individual slouched inside.

According to Alachua County Sheriff’s deputies, Tyren E. Certain, aged 24, was discovered with gunshot wounds inside a vehicle at Eastside Meadows.

Immediate life-saving measures were initiated, and the victim was transported by Alachua County Fire Rescue to the hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

Eyewitnesses who alerted authorities to the sound of gunfire observed a dark-colored vehicle, within which Certain was found with gunshot wounds.

The Sheriff’s deputies are currently conducting an ongoing investigation, and as of now, no arrests have been made.

If you possess any information regarding this shooting, we urge you to share it with us. Your anonymity is assured; we are interested in your information, not your identity. Please reach out to us at 352-955-1818, or you can opt for anonymity by contacting Alachua County Crime Stoppers Inc at 352-372-STOP(7867).