Domestic relevant attempted murder suicide scenario comes to an close involving multiple companies at the Ellenton Outlet Mall

On February 15th, 2022, at roughly 4:40 p.m., FHP Troopers responded to the report of a capturing incident together the northbound exit ramp of I-75 main to SR-574, in Hillsborough County.

As soon as on scene, Troopers located a black 2017 Infiniti QX60 that experienced been pressured off the freeway and into an adjacent ditch by a white 2006 Honda Pilot. The moment on the shoulder a guy afterwards determined as Gregory Donnell Smalls, 31, of Riverview, exited the Honda and approached the Infiniti.

Smalls fired numerous rounds into the vehicle, then forcibly eradicated the woman driver, aged 28, who was afterwards established to be married to Smalls. Smalls forced the woman into the Honda and then commenced driving southbound to the Ellenton Outlet Mall.

Troopers, as well as deputies from Hillsborough and Manatee Counties, worked to track down Smalls and throughout the right away several hours were successful. Smalls and his sufferer were observed in a tree line around the outlet shopping mall nonetheless, just after 2:00 a.m. this morning a gunshot was listened to in close proximity to Smalls.

Customers of the Manatee County SWAT Workforce observed him deceased from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, with his victim suffering from numerous gunshot wounds.

The target was transported to an place medical center in critical issue.