Homicide suspect surrenders

Eugene Patrick

Press release from Gainesville Police Department

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, Eugene Javon Patrick (DOB: 08/31/1998), identified as the shooter in the death of Bobby Bernard Hopkins, Jr., which occurred at the Swamp Car Wash (912 East University Avenue) on Saturday, May 22, 2021, turned himself in to the Alachua County Jail.

GPD would like to thank the many members of our community who reached out with information relating to this case. GPD detectives are still actively investigating and ask anyone who has knowledge of or knows of evidence relevant to this case to please contact GPD Detective J. Castor at 352-872-2101 or the Alachua County Crime Stoppers at 352-372-7867, www.stopcrime.tv.