SJSO Press Release:
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, FL, JULY 23, 2021— Around 6:00PM on the evening of June 16th, 2021, the St.
Johns County Sheriff’s Office received a call of shots fired in West Augustine in the area of Christopher Street
and Herbert Street.
Upon arriving, the victim’s vehicle was found crashed and the victim was transported to Flagler Hospital
where the victim was pronounced deceased.
Patrol deputies then set up an immediate perimeter and began their investigation. After an exhaustive
investigation, a suspect, Evins Harris, was identified. In conjunction with the State Attorney’s Office, an arrest
warrant was then issued.
On July 22nd, 2021, the warrant was executed and Evins Harris was arrested. He was subsequently charged
with 1st degree murder with no bond.
“Bringing justice to our victims never ceases. I would like to recognize the men and women of the St.
Johns County Sheriff’s Office for their dedicated work on this case,” Sheriff Hardwick commented. “I would also
like to thank the community for their various tips in this investigation.”