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Final suspect in Leesburg biker gang shooting arrested

Gregory Alan Umphress, 32, charged with conspiracy to commit murder, kidnapping

Gregory "Stinky" Umphress, Miguel Angel Torres,  Marc "Knott Head" Knotts and Jesus Alberto Marrero.
Gregory "Stinky" Umphress, Miguel Angel Torres, Marc "Knott Head" Knotts and Jesus Alberto Marrero.

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – The fourth and final suspect sought in an April biker gang shooting has been arrested, deputies said.

The Collier County Sheriff's Office said Gregory Alan Umphress, 32, was arrested Saturday.

A shooting on April 29 at a Leesburg Circle K left Kingsmen David "Gutter" Donovan, 41, dead, in what officials described as an altercation between the Outlaws and the Kingsmen motorcycle gangs.

Kingsmen members told police at the scene that the Outlaws attacked them at the gas station then rode away in formation, records show. They said Umphress approached the Kingsmen inside the convenience store and demanded that they remove and surrender their club insignia.

When the Kingsmen refused, they were forced outside, where Miguel Angel Torres, 37, made Donovan get on his knees and held a knife to his throat, according to the warrant. Donovan pleaded for his life but still refused to hand over the insignia "due to his loyalty to the club."

Marc Edward "Knott Head" Knotts, 48, commanded that his fellow Outlaws shoot Donovan for his refusal, police said.

After the shooting, the Kingsmen hid inside the convenience store, unable to help Donovan because he was surrounded by Outlaws.

Knotts, Torres and Jesus Albert Marrero, 35, who officials said are all members of the Outlaw motorcycle gang, were all arrested between May and June in connection with the shooting. An arrest warrant was also issued for Umphress.

Deputies said an anonymous tipster led them to Umphress Saturday, who was in the area of Airport Pulling Road and Davis Boulevard.

Deputies set up a perimeter around Body Branding Tattoo Emporium, where they saw Umphress laying on a couch inside the waiting area.

The Sheriff's Office said deputies entered the shop and arrested Umphress, who was sent to the Naples Jail Center.

He is charged with grand conspiracy to commit murder and kidnapping.


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