A Florida man allegedly beat up his roommate’s pet raccoon, a man grabbed a Marion County deputy’s Taser during a brawl, and two Kissimmee business partners shot and killed each other in an ongoing business dispute, Florida man accused of recording video of shooting in Lamborghini has been arrested, and a Florida bartender has been given a special award after a shooting. Here’s FOX’s 35 weeks in review.
1. Florida man hit roommate’s raccoon with hammer, threatened to kill neighbor with needles: affidavit
Tevin Williams (Photo via Lake County Sheriff’s Office)
A sort of florida He was arrested after allegedly beating his roommate’s pet raccoon and threatening to kill his roommate and neighbor. Tevin Williams, 31, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of aggravated animal cruelty.represent with Lake County Sheriff’s Office A 911 call was answered around 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 14 and a meeting with Williams’ roommate took place. The roommate said that when she came home from get off work, Williams jumped off his scooter, approached her car and began slamming the vehicle while also telling her, “I’m going to kill you,” according to an arrest affidavit.
She said she was able to get out of the car and go to a neighbor’s house, who told her Williams had killed her pet raccoon. Williams’ roommate told Deputy that she kept her raccoon in a kennel near the back of their house.
2. Officials: Man shot after taking Marion County deputy’s Taser during struggle
A man was shot and killed by Florida state deputies Thursday night after an altercation with the deputies and took one of the deputies’ stun gun, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. The 35-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment, the MCSO said. His condition is unclear. Both deputies are safe, the MCSO said.
3. Kissimmee business partners shoot, kill each other in ongoing dispute: Deputies
Two Kissimmee business partners died after they shot at each other Thursday amid an ongoing dispute, deputies said.
Akeido Bennett, 31, and Xavier Figueroa, 39, opened fire at a business at 3135 US 92 East in Lakeland, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
Bennett reportedly died at the scene of the shooting, while Figueroa tried to leave the company in the truck but later died of his gunshot wounds.
4. Florida man charged with recording video of Lamborghini shooting arrested
Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) has arrested a man who allegedly opened fire while driving a Lamborghini as a passenger on Palmetto Freeway in Miami. Nelson Alejandro Perez-Valdivia, 23, faces multiple charges related to the incident, which officers say was recorded on video and posted on social media . According to WSVN-TV, Perez-Valdivia shot Lambo 14 times while allegedly speeding at 111 mph.
5. ‘I was protecting her’: Florida bartender didn’t know this guy had a gun until he tackled him
A Florida bartender jumped over a bar to tackle a man shortly after he allegedly locked a woman over the head and held her at gunpoint, saying he didn’t know the suspect had a weapon.
“In the video, everything looks slow, but at the moment everything is moving fast,” said David Ghiloni.
His focus is on helping that woman.
“I was protecting her. I didn’t even know there was a gun until I got on that guy,” he said.