Crime Education

Pine Forest sophomore shot and killed

December 2, 2011

Last night, Pine Forest High School sophomore was shot and killed in the Bellview area. This is the fifth student shot and second killed since the beginning of the school year.

Here is the ECSO report on the incident:

Sheriff’s Investigator’s arrested a man today for the early morning homicide of a 16 year old male. Investigator’s charged Michael Palmer Davis, 25, with Second Degree Murder for shooting and killing Alonzo Dewayne Knight, of Pensacola. Deputies responded to the 7100 block of Princess Ln. just after 2:00 A.M. for a shooting victim. Upon arrival, Knight was pronounced dead at the scene from a gunshot wound.

Investigator’s developed two persons of interest in the case. The two persons of interest, Gregory George Snow and Jeremy Michael Nelson, were located by investigators and lead investigators to Davis who was subsequently charged with the homicide. Investigators say that Snow and Nelson have not been charged in this case. Davis is being held in the Escambia County Jail under no bond.

  • Rachel Reents June 12, 2012 at 1:49 am

    i miss this boy everyday… miss seeing his smile up in World History r.i.p. </3

  • Chris (Loco) May 16, 2012 at 6:50 pm

    Yall need to recognize HE STARTED THAT NOT MIKE. I grew up with mike so when i hear yall spoutin off with that it aint fair yalls boy is dead and mikes still living I GOTTA SAY ****THINK TWICE**** Me and all of South Florida, Fort Pierce, Jax, and even ur own city Ensly, Pensacola villiage, Warrington, da blocks, Diego circle, and da moors are behind me so if u got a problem with Mike DAVIS U TELL YA PEOPLE UR LOOKIN FOR BIG CHRIS. I suggest u take the loss before u piss me off. Mike is a good soldier he doesnt just spout off and shoot someone!!! Realize ya boy had some responsibility in the situation. But like i said if you got a problem MIKE DAVIS or ANY of his friends then tell em your lookin for BIG C and i will come speak wit u

  • Teresa March 2, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    …pray for your family.

  • Teresa March 2, 2012 at 10:28 pm

    I’m sorry for your loss Christal. I will

  • christal gilchrist March 2, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    hee should never get out killed my cousinn mann i lovedd him like he was my oldest brother . & its not fair my cousinn gonee & hee still living