PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (WFLA) – The victim of a shooting in Pinellas Park on Monday has died.
Pinellas Park police say John Asch, 44, died Wednesday at a hospital, turning the investigation into a homicide.
Pinellas Park police detectives were able to identify the shooting suspect. The 16-year-old suspect was located Thursday afternoon and is now in custody.
Jason Olivo-Smith, of Pinellas Park, is charged with first-degree murder.
Police said Olivo-Smith gave Asch money to possibly buy beer for him at a convenience store.
Asch rode away on his bike with the money. Olivo-Smith allegedly chased Asch down and shot him in the head.
Olivo-Smith will be booked into the Pinellas County Juvenile Assessment Center.
Asch was homeless and staying in the area around Kenneth City and Pinellas Park.
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