Timothy Orlando Wyatt, 41

Tampa, Florida
April 01, 2018

Agencies: Florida Department of Law Enforcement FDLE | Tampa Police Department Florida

Cause of death: Not Yet Known


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Last updated: about 3 years ago

Overview

Tampa police say officers killed 41-year-old Timothy Wyatt after a chase Sunday evening.

Police say officers were on the lookout for Wyatt, who was believed to be in the Tampa area and wanted for a killing near Atlanta. A police statement says an officer spotted Wyatt's vehicle, began a pursuit and that chase ended with Wyatt firing on the officer.

It says a police helicopter continued tracking Wyatt and directed patrol officers to him. Police say Wyatt got out of his vehicle and began firing at officers and tried to carjack a woman when four officers fired at him.