Woman hospitalized, man arrested after shooting in Lake Mary, police say

Investigation is ongoing

Lake Mary PD says a suspect is in custody after a woman was shot.
Lake Mary PD says a suspect is in custody after a woman was shot.

LAKE MARY, Fla. – A woman was hospitalized with multiple gun shot wounds following a shooting in Lake Mary on Saturday, according to the Lake Mary Police Department.

A man, later identified as 34-year-old Jamalah Lewis, was taken into custody following the shooting at the gated Fountain Parke townhome neighborhood off of Rinehart Road, police said.

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Lewis was stopped in a black SUV near the entrance of the complex and was taken into custody, police said.

The woman’s condition is unclear at the moment, police said.

Zach Hudson of the Lake Mary Police Department said the victim and the suspect knew each other.

Lewis has been charged with first-degree premeditated murder, marijuana possession with intent to sell and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon according to records.

Lewis is being held at the Seminole County Jail without bond.


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