Daytona Beach, FL (December 17, 2018) – Police have arrested a man after he shot in the direction of his girlfriend and another man. The Daytona Beach Police Department investigated. The incident happened around 12:40 p.m. near Madison Avenue and Beach Street. Luckily, nobody was injured at the time. Victims told officers that the woman was driving and she picked up a man at the Citgo gas station in the area of the Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The two left the station together, which is when the woman’s boyfriend noticed them and started following them. The woman and her male friend confronted the boyfriend, which is when the other man retrieved a 9-mm handgun. The boyfriend shot at the pair but neither of them were struck by bullets. The man fled the scene but officers were able to track him down. The man was arrested with aggravated assault with a firearm.
Daytona Beach Aggravated Assault Laws
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