When was Timothy Mcgovern arrested?
Timothy McGovern has been arrested. According to Tampa Police Department At 1:30 AM on November 6, 2022, a homeless man was shot and killed under the overpass at Hillsborough Ave & N Dale Mabry Hwy. #YourTampaPD has arrested Timothy McGovern, 30, for the murder.
In addition to talking to witnesses that night, officers recovered 9mm shell casings at the scene. With the help of #NIBIN (𝙽𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚗𝚊𝚕 𝙸𝚗𝚝𝚎𝚐𝚛𝚊𝚝𝚎𝚍 𝙱𝚊𝚕𝚕𝚒𝚜𝚝𝚒𝚌𝚜 𝙸𝚗𝚏𝚘𝚛𝚖𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚗 𝙽𝚎𝚝𝚠𝚘𝚛𝚔), the shell casings were matched to a shooting incident just four hours prior.
The same night, two individuals on Bayshore Blvd reported an unidentified white male approached them, later determined to be McGovern, and said “there’s my target,” before pulling a gun from his waistband and firing shots into the water. Surveillance video near Bayshore Blvd helped detectives identify McGovern.
Detectives found the gun used in both incidents and discovered a manifesto at McGovern’s home. He admitted to firing his gun on Bayshore and to targeting the victim he shot. His motive behind the homicide and the contents of his manifesto is still under investigation.
“𝑰 𝒉𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒏𝒐 𝒅𝒐𝒖𝒃𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒅𝒆𝒕𝒂𝒊𝒍𝒆𝒅 𝒊𝒏𝒗𝒆𝒔𝒕𝒊𝒈𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒑𝒍𝒆𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝒃𝒚 𝒐𝒖𝒓 𝒅𝒆𝒕𝒆𝒄𝒕𝒊𝒗𝒆𝒔 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒊𝒓 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒎𝒊𝒕𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒕𝒐 𝒇𝒊𝒏𝒅𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒋𝒖𝒔𝒕𝒊𝒄𝒆, 𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒄𝒂𝒔𝒆 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒊𝒏 𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒚 𝒄𝒂𝒔𝒆, 𝒔𝒕𝒐𝒑𝒑𝒆𝒅 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒑𝒆𝒓𝒔𝒐𝒏 𝒃𝒆𝒇𝒐𝒓𝒆 𝒉𝒆 𝒄𝒐𝒖𝒍𝒅 𝒕𝒂𝒌𝒆 𝒂𝒏𝒐𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓 𝒍𝒊𝒇𝒆,” 𝐬𝐚𝐢𝐝 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐟 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐎’𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐫.