CLEARWATER – Clearwater police are looking for a 16-year-old shooting suspect.
Kwuashawn Wyche was identified as the shooter in an incident that happened on Jan. 25. Wyche was allegedly involved in a physical altercation with an adult male on Engman Street near Holt Avenue. At some point during the fight, he allegedly brandished a firearm and shot the male, who suffered life-threatening injuries.
Wyche’s current location is unknown, and he is believed to be armed.
According to a preliminary investigation, the shooting happened at 4:52 p.m. after a fight occurred between two subjects, resulting in gunfire. An adult male was shot and was taken by helicopter to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The shooter fled on foot.
Anyone with information about the shooting or Wyche’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Clearwater Police Department at 562-4242, the police homicide tip line at 562-4422, or to remain anonymous, text the information to TIP411, at the Clearwater Police website, www.clearwaterpolice.org, or on its Facebook page tips tab at www.facebook.com/clearwaterpolice.