Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
Support Services Bureau
-Forensic Science Division
Treyvon Deandre Maynor (Arrested)
724 40th Avenue South, St. Petersburg
Charges: Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Grand Theft of a Firearm, and Violation of Probation for Burglary
Deputies arrest 16 year old after accidentally shooting his 9 year old nephew in unincorporated St. Petersburg.
The incident occurred at about 1:45 p.m. on May 22, 2020.
The incident occurred at the Red Roof Inn, 4999 34th Street North in unincorporated St. Petersburg.
At about 1:45 p.m., on May 22, 2020, deputies responded to the Red Roof Inn located at 4999 49th Street North in unincorporated St. Petersburg.
When deputies arrived at the Red Roof Inn, they discovered a 9 year-old male who had been shot. According to witnesses, 16 year-old Treyvon Maynor was handling a firearm in the hotel room, later to be determined as stolen. While Maynor was handling the firearm, it accidentally discharged hitting his 9 year-old nephew in the arm.
Following the shooting, Maynor fled the scene and discarded the firearm.
According to deputies, Maynor was found nearby and witnesses were able to identify Maynor as the suspect. K-9 deputies conducted an article search and located the firearm.
Maynor was charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Grand Theft of a Firearm, and Violation of Probation for Burglary. Maynor was transported to Pinellas Juvenile Assessment Center.
The 9-year-old was transported to Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Any further updates will be provided via Media Alert.
The investigation continues.
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