St. Petersburg Police Press Release

Chief of Police
1301 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2023-047526
Date of original release: 01/17/2024

Search for Suspect

Release posted on 01/17/2024 10:22 am

St. Petersburg Police is searching for Jacarius Courouthers, DOB 7-22-97, who is wanted for attempted felony murder. His photo is attached.

On December 23, 2023, at 6:17 p.m., Courouthers and Daemond Murray, DOB 3-28-05, fired multiple gunshots at a group walking near the 1700 block of Preston St. South. There was an exchange of gunfire and a bullet went into a nearby home, striking a woman who was on her living room couch. Her injuries were not life-threatening.

Investigators arrested Daemond Murray on January 12, 2024, and charged him with attempted felony murder and felon in possession of a firearm.

Courouthers is still at large. Anyone with information please call St. Petersburg Police at 727-893-7780 or text SPPD + your tip to TIP411.

Jacarius Courouthers

Jacarius Courouthers

Jacarius Courouthers

Jacarius Courouthers

St. Petersburg Police Media Relations - (727) 893-7550
YOLANDA FERNANDEZ - Public Information Officer