2nd suspect arrested in Port Charlotte shooting

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Darnell Horace, 21, photo courtesy of Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office.

Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office arrested a second suspect in connection to a disturbance call involving gunshots Wednesday morning.

Darnell Horace, 21, was found and arrested after a canine and aviation search, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release.

After transporting all subjects involved in the morning disturbance, Horace was identified as the subject who discharged his firearm, police said.

A second person, Sterling Butler ,19, was identified as an accomplice.

Sterling Butler, 19, photo courtesy of the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office.

Daniel Bouchard was also taken in for questioning but it is unclear at this time if he is being charged.

No one was injured, and the firearm was located at the scene, the press release said.

Horace is charged with shooting into an occupied conveyance and tampering with evidence. Butler is also charged with shooting into an occupied conveyance and violation of probation.

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