$110000 reward for Tampa McDonald's manager who helped catch murder suspect

Donaldson is accused of fatally shooting Benjamin Mitchell Monica Hoffa Anthony Naiboa and Ronald Felton

Donaldson is accused of fatally shooting Benjamin Mitchell Monica Hoffa Anthony Naiboa and Ronald Felton

Police arrested Tampa native Howard Donaldson III and charged him with four counts of first-degree murder Tuesday after a manager at a Ybor City McDonald's, Delonda Walker, alerted police that he had handed her a McDonald's food bag containing a firearm, which authorities later matched to all four killings.

A criminal affidavit indicates that the pistol was used in four fatal shootings in Seminole Heights. Dugan said the department had received "over 5,000 tips" since the murders began 51 days ago. That was the reward that will be put up.

"And she will receive every penny", Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan said at a press conference Friday.

Mayor Bob Buckhorn read a statement from Walker at the news conference Friday.

"I went to work on Tuesday intending to serve customers and do my job". The day turned out very differently.

"That's not my son, that's my baby", she said.

Ms Walker said the reward money never entered her mind, and she simply "wanted to do the right thing".

Looking back, I am grateful to know I was helpful in assisting law enforcement.

The Tampa Bay Times reported that the family of 20-year-old shooting victim Anthony Naiboa met with Walker to thank her for her actions. "Please know I appreciate all the well wishes and the kind words of our community".

The suspect, Howell Donaldson, 24, worked for Walker at McDonald's.

"I called him the killer to his face", one employee told the media outlet. "He didn't like that".

Colleagues said he looked like the shadowy figure in a hoodie police had released in a surveillance footage. When Donaldson returned that afternoon, he was greeted by officers, who took him in for questioning. And on October 19, Anthony Naiboa, 20, was killed after taking the wrong bus home from his new job.

On Oct. 11, 32-year-old Monica Hoffa was slain.

The first victim, Benjamin Mitchell, was shot dead around 9pm on 9 October. Ronald Felton, 60, was shot dead November 14 while on his way to volunteer at a food pantry. Police said Felton had been walking across the street to meet someone when the gunman came up behind him and fired. Add Seminole Heights Murders as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Seminole Heights Murders news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The four murders happened over a span of five weeks in the Southeast Seminole Heights neighborhood of Tampa.

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