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Reward Notice

For Immediate Release
Thursday, May 9, 2024

ATF Contributes $7,500 to Joint Reward

Detectives Seek Community’s Help in Solving 14-Year-Old's Shooting Death

TAMPA, Fla. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is contributing toward a joint reward for information leading to the identification and arrest of those who were involved in the April 17 killing of 14-year-old Jevario Buie.

ATF’s Tampa Field Division, Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay, the Office of the Florida Attorney General and other community partners are offering a $20,000 reward. There are a few options to share tips about this crime:

  • Contact Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at (800) 423-TIPS (8477)
  • Call Tampa Police Department at (813) 231-6130

ATF regulates the firearm industry and is the lead federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction involving firearms and violent crimes. More information about ATF and its programs is available at


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