FBI Tampa
Public Affairs Officer Andrea Aprea
(813) 253-1028
October 14, 2021

$15,000 Offered in Reward Money for Information in the Murder of Nykeria Simmons

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Tampa Division is offering a reward up to $10,000 and Central Florida Crimeline is offering up to $5,000 to anyone with information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the subject(s) responsible for the murder of 15-year-old Nykeria Simmons in Apopka, Florida.

Simmons was shot and killed on Sunday, March 15, 2020, at approximately 12:20 a.m. at the Circle-K gas station located at 277 East Main Street. The Apopka Police Department investigation has revealed Simmons was not the intended target and this incident was not a random act of violence. It is believed this shooting was the result of an ongoing dispute between two parties. The suspect(s) shot the victim from a white Lincoln MKZ vehicle that had been reported stolen.

Anyone with information relating to this investigation is urged to contact the FBI Tampa Field Office at (813) 253-1000, call Central Florida Crimeline at (800) 423-TIPS (8477) www.crimeline.org , or email the Apopka Police Department at APDTIPS@apopka.net You can remain anonymous.

Link to FBI Seeking Information poster: https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/seeking-info/nykeria-simmons