Authorities investigate after person fires gun at car on I-4
POLK COUNTY, Fla. Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol are investigating a shooting that took place along westbound I-4. According to the Polk County Sheriffs Office, the victim told investigators that a red Ford Mustang was driving recklessly, speeding and passing other vehicles using the emergency shoulders. The victim informed authorities of a possible partial Florida tag number of LEI or LE1. The driver of the CR-Z had originally thought that something was thrown at his car, however, troopers later discovered one pistol round from the vehicle. The victim was unable to provide a suspect description to Troopers, investigators said.
2 charged with shooting BB gun into cars on I-4, I-95 in January, detectives say
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – Volusia sheriff’s detectives are charging two people after a total of 19 vehicles were damaged by gunfire on I-4 and I-95 in January. According to authorities, 21-year-old Deon Anthony Jones is charged with 19 counts of shooting into an occupied vehicle and felony criminal mischief. Sheriff’s investigating 10 vehicles shot, FHP is investing three, bring the total to 13 vehicles shot at along I-4 and I-95 this evening. Detectives were able to confirm that Jones used a BB gun to shoot randomly at 19 occupied vehicles while Anderson drove. Jones is currently being held in the Duval County Jail and Anderson is currently being held in the Volusia County Correctional Facility.