Man Arrested for Shooting in South Florida

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- A South Florida man wanted for opening fire on a group of people more than a month ago has been arrested.

The Miami Herald reported Saturday that Joshua Ezra Everett of Miami Gardens was grabbed by a U.S. Marshals task force Friday as he got out of a Tri-Rail train. Authorities believe he had been hiding in Palm Beach County.

The 23-year-old Everett was wanted on five counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of attempted second-degree murder.

Police say Everett got into an argument with four men before on Dec. 26. He walked into his mother's home, grabbed an assault rifle and fired at least 25 bullets. Five people were wounded in the shooting.

Federal authorities say Everett was convicted of burglary and larceny charges in 2006.


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  • by mike Location: tallahassee florida on Feb 13, 2011 at 07:07 AM
    great work guys and gals!!! its to bad that our govener wants to cut police and firefighters and teachers salires , retirement packages we should bbe paying them a heck of a alot more!!!!!! this would be a incentive for good younger people to join the ranks to uphold law and order along with keeping fires getting out of conteol . but alas we do have the weepers who say that because the parent spanked them has scared the so that this is why they shoot ,rob,start fires, beat up the elderly ect. ect.why cant we as american citizens say enough and bring back public hangings then and only then will you see a big drop in crime !!!!!!!!!!!1
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