March 15, 2020
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of Nykeria Simmons.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Tampa Field Office and the Apopka Police Department are seeking information about the death of 15-year-old Nykeria Simmons. 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 in Apopka, Florida. The police investigation has revealed Simmons was not the intended victim, 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 that had been reported stolen and was later recovered.