Suspect arrested for deadly shooting that critically injured Auburn's Brian Battie: SCSO

A Sarasota man was arrested Wednesday afternoon in a deadly shooting over the weekend that left Auburn University's Brian Battie critically injured and his brother dead, according to deputies.

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office says 28-year-old Darryl Bernard Brookins was taken into custody with the help of the U.S. Marshals Task Force.

According to officials, deputies initially responded to reports of a shooting in the Tallywood Centre Plaza around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday.

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Authorities say the incident happened in the parking lot of the plaza on 17th Street. According to the sheriff's office, Tommie L. Battie IV, was found dead.

Courtesy: Sarasota County Sheriffs Office

Courtesy: Sarasota County Sheriffs Office

Investigators say there were four other victims who were taken to area hospitals in Manatee and Sarasota counties. Tommie L. Battie IV's 22-year-old brother, Brian Battie, was hospitalized for a gunshot wound to his head.

Brian Battie is a Sarasota-born Auburn University football running back who started his collegiate football career at the University of South Florida.

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Auburn Football Head Coach, Hugh Freeze, said Brian Battie was still on a ventilator as of Monday afternoon.

Brookins was charged with murder, attempted murder, and as a felon in possession of a firearm, according to law enforcement. The sheriff's office says he will be booked into the Sarasota County Correctional Facility.

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