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DeSoto shooting: Arrest report shows shooters followed victims for more than 2 miles

An arrest report details how a 17-year-old shooter and two others followed three teens in a vehicle for more than two miles while shooting into their van in Arcadia. The shooting occurred on Saturday at around 4 p.m. and left at least three teens injured. An arrest report for 18-year-old Alexa Avilez said she was […]

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DeSoto County teen faces attempted murder charges

On Saturday, the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office sent deputies to the hospital in connection with three patients being treated for gunshot wounds. While investigating, detectives found out that the three victims were in a car near SW Hillsborough Avenue when the shooter pulled up next to them and opened fire at them. The shooter, Victor […]

DeSoto County deputy fired following domestic disturbance arrest

A DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office deputy was fired Sunday after she was arrested on charges stemming from a domestic disturbance in Arcadia. The Arcadia Police Department responded early Sunday to Nyshonna Richardon’s home and said they determined she was the aggressor in the incident. She was arrested and is facing charges of aggravated assault with […]