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ID of the suspect in Saturday’s homicide and reward


We have identified the man wanted for Saturday’s homicide.

Ajani Welch, DOB 10-17-99, is wanted for the first degree murder of Artez Davis.

Davis was walking in an alley near 18th Avenue South and 47th Street on Saturday afternoon, when Welch fired the shots that killed Davis, and fled in a dark blue/grey Toyota.

Call Crimestoppers 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) if you have information on Welch. You can also go online at www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org . If the information you provide leads to an arrest then you may be eligible to receive a reward up to $3000.

Report 2019-044824