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Man arrested after shooting at friend during argument

Man arrested after shooting at friend during argument
Posted at 1:49 PM, May 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-04 10:24:03-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Tallahassee Police Department have arrested a man after he fired a gunshot in his friend's direction during an argument. 

Daniel Bennett, 23, was arrested by TPD on May 3.  

On April 22 around 12:46 p.m., TPD was called to an apartment complex on San Luis Road in response to a report of gunshots. 

When officers arrived to the scene, they met with the victim, who said he got into an argument with Bennett. 

The victim told officers that him and Bennett have been friends for the last year. 

He informed officers that Bennett was arrested earlier in the month and left him his wallet to use the $560 inside to bail Bennett out of jail.  

The victim told officers that wasn't enough money to bail Bennett out of jail, so when Bennett was release, he began looking for the victim. 

Earlier on April 22, the victim told officers that his car was vandalized, the tires flattened, and there was a dent on the hood. 

The victim then told officers he saw Bennett driving past on San Luis Road. He states Bennett parked, got out of his car, and began walking up to a metal fence that separated the two.  

The victim says that's when a argument ensued and Bennett pulled out his handgun.  

He told officers Bennett then shot in his direction, with the bullet hitting the victim's car. 

On scene, officers found a spent shell casing and a .40 caliber pistol with six unused rounds. 

Officers say Bennett and the victim exchanged text messages where Bennett admitted to and apologized about the incident.  

Based on the evidence, Bennett is being charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without the intent to kill and discharging a firearm on residential property. 

He was transported to the Leon County Detention Facility.