Person of interest sought after man fatally shot at Clearwater motel

Photo of a person of interest. (Clearwater Police Department)

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – A man was fatally shot in Clearwater Tuesday night.

Clearwater police and Clearwater Fire & Rescue responded to a shots fired call at 9:19 p.m. at the Super 8 Motel, located at 22950 US-19 N.

A man later identified as 44-year-old Jermaine Crumpton was found injured.

He was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg where he later died.

Clearwater police have released a photo of a person of interest (see above).

Anyone with any information on his identity or about the case itself should call Clearwater Police at 727-562-4242 or email

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