Watch: Two teens, armed and dangerous sought for murder in Kissimmee area


POINCIANA, FL –  The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two teenagers accused of shooting and killing a man in a botched marijuana deal at the 7-11 store on Marigold Avenue in Kissimmee.

The teens have been identified as 18-year-old Tarmetris Daniel Mack and 17-year-old Alfred Higgs, Jr., both of Kissimmee/Poinciana, who both have Polk County warrants for armed robbery and first-degree murder. Mack and Higgs fatally shot a Poinciana man on Monday, November 23, 2020, at the 7-Eleven store located at 398 Marigold Avenue in Kissimmee/Poinciana. The victim met the suspects at the store to sell them a bag of marijuana. During the transaction, the suspects robbed the victim, which resulted in the exchange of gunfire between them. The victim was fatally shot, and the suspects fled the scene heading westbound on Walnut Street.

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Mack is 6’1” tall, 170 lbs., and Higgs is 5’8” tall, 145 lbs. Photos of both suspects can be seen here. They may be driving Mack’s 2016 blue Chevrolet Malibu with FL tag PVZB39, which is also seen here.

Higgs’ criminal history includes 7 felonies and 6 misdemeanors, in Homestead, Osceola, and Polk, including carrying a concealed weapon, vehicle theft, trespassing, criminal mischief, resisting arrest, possession of marijuana, and possession of paraphernalia.

These suspects are to be considered armed and dangerous, police here say.  If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Tarmetris Mack or Alfred Higgs, Jr., please contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200.

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