TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Tallahassee man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after a shooting in Quincy.
The Quincy Police Department says that around 2 a.m. on Sunday, they responded to sounds of gunshots being fired in the area of the Quincy McDonalds.
Officers, who were nearby, were directed to a car speeding away from the area believed to be involved in the shooting.
Police say they followed the car into a nearby neighborhood where two of the car’s four occupants got out the stopped car and tried to run away. The two men were quickly caught.
An investigation revealed that the four men in the car had come to Quincy from Tallahassee to party at a local nightclub called Club1K.
Police say that after leaving the club they went to the McDonalds. At the McDonalds one of the men identified as Alphonso Brooks, 20, approached a victim who also had been at the same nightclub earlier, and tried to rob them.
The victim ran away from Brooks and police say Brooks chased him and fired his gun at the victim several times.
The victim, thankfully uninjured, ran to a nearby store where a Quincy Police officer happened to be working security.
Brooks and another Tallahassee man, Alonzo Tucker Wyche, 20, were arrested. Wyche is charged with resisting arrest.
Brooks is facing the following charges:
- Attempted Homicide
- Attempted Robbery
- Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
- Violation of Probation
- Leaving the Scene of an Accident
- Driving without a Valid Drivers License
- Fleeing and Eluding
- Resisting without Violence
He has previously been arrested for attempted homicide and attempted first degree murder in 2015.
Both men were taken to the Gadsden County Jail. The other people in the car were not charged with any crimes.
QPD is asking that anyone with information about this incident call the Quincy Police Dept Criminal Investigation Division at (850) 627-0138.