61ºF

Police identify suspect after stray bullet hits woman at ‘Light-Up’ Eustis

Police say Brycen Jacobe Williams is accused of opening fire at SUV when bullet hit unintended target

Officers with the Eustis Police Department said they are looking for a 17-year-old accused of shooting a woman at “Light-Up” Eustis. (Eustis Police)

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – Officers with the Eustis Police Department said they are looking for a 17-year-old accused of shooting a woman at “Light-Up” Eustis.

[TRENDING: Man shot by Daytona Beach police charged at officers | This is your best defense against skimming devices at gas stations | Raccoon in Christmas tree surprises Florida woman]

Investigators said the victim was not the intended target.

Brycen Jacobe Williams is facing an aggravated battery with a deadly weapon charge.

A warrant has been issued for Williams, this charge is a felony.

A woman was rushed to the hospital after a shooting on Nov. 27, according to the police department.

Eustis police the victim was shot in the arm around 9:38 p.m. on Nov. 27.

According to police, witnesses saw four men in a field near Clifford Avenue and Eustis Street and one of those men fired at people inside a red SUV driving in the area.

The woman was standing several hundred feet from where the shooting happened and was not the intended target, according to officials.

Police said the woman’s injury is minor and taken to Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford.

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Eustis police or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.


About the Author: