St. Petersburg Police Press Release

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


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2024-002793
Date of original release: 01-21-24

Shooting Investigation

Release updated on 01-22-24 at 9:12 a.m.

Suspect: Jacob Ray Wallace, DOB 4/21/95, is charged with 2nd degree murder. (booking photo attached)
Victim: Tiffany Jade Dickinson, DOB 8/7/96.

Shortly before 11 p.m. on Sunday, January 21st, Jacob Ray Wallace shot his live-in girlfriend, Tiffany Jade Dickinson, at their home,554 Freeport Avenue North, after an argument. He remained at the house and was taken into custody when police arrived without incident. No one else was injured in the house.

The couple resided in the home with his 67-year-old mother and two children, a 10-year-old boy, and a 23-month-old girl. They were all home at the time of the shooting.

The toddler is Wallace and Dickinson's biological child.

Jacob Wallace

Jacob Wallace

Release posted on 01-21-24 at 11:42 p.m.

Shortly before 11 p.m., police received a call about a person shot at a home at 554 Freeport Ave. N. in a domestic dispute.

The victim, a woman, died at the scene.

Another adult woman and two children who were in the home at the time were not injured.

A man at the home was taken into custody.

This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional details will be released in the morning.

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