Lake City man arrested for shooting at girlfriend

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An 18-year-old Lake City man was arrested after he allegedly shot at his girlfriend.

According to a Lake City Police Department (LCPD) release, officers apprehended Kendrick Hill Jr. on Monday after shots were reportedly fired at 11:38 a.m. on SW Church Avenue and SE Nassau Street.

Kendrick Hill Jr.
Courtesy of Lake City Police Department Kendrick Hill Jr.

Prior to the officers arriving at the scene, a 911 caller described the suspect as a black male wearing all black running south on SE Church Avenue. LCPD officers with assistance from Columbia County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) deputies set up a perimeter around the area and conducted a search.

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Law enforcement located the suspect hiding in a house he shared with his girlfriend, who was the intended target of the initial gunshots fired.

Hill kicked two officers who were attempting to take him into custody.

Shell casings were found at the initial scene and collected as evidence. No one was injured in the incidents.

Hill was arrested and charged with attempted first-degree murder, two counts of battery on a law enforcement officer, two counts of possession of a firearm or ammunition by a delinquent and one count of aggravated assault. He was transported to the Columbia County Detention Center.

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This is to close for comfort I live right around the corner and I heard the shots and seen him running away, what is this world coming too