17-year-old boy arrested in Tampa teen's murder

Posted at 10:07 PM, Dec 30, 2015
and last updated 2016-01-08 23:24:50-05


Authorities have arrested 17-year-old Kaliyah Ronell-Marquee Everett of Tampa. Everett faces charges including first degree murder, attempted armed robbery and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.


Hillsborough County detectives are investigating the murder of a 19-year-old shot in killed in North Tampa on Wednesday night.

Dispatchers received a 911 call just after 7:00 p.m. that a shooting had occurred on University Woods Place in the Oak Bend Apartment Complex.

When deputies arrived on scene they found a 19-year-old man, later identified as Tysaiah Christopher Williams Donaldson, outside an apartment suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

Paramedics transported Donaldson to a local hospital where he died.

Detectives say they know at least two men were seen running from the shooting scene on foot.

Donaldson's family has set up a Go Fund Me page to assist with funeral expenses. 

The Sheriff's Office is asking for anyone who may have any information about the murder, including the identity of the suspects, to call (813) 247-8200 or Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at (800) 873-8477.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspects in this case. Anyone with any information regarding this case and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones and Droids. Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.