One arrested for firing into unoccupied vehicle


On Friday July 10th 2020 at approximately 4:45 P.M., Marianna Police Officers responded to the 4100 block of Cedar Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, Officers learned that a subject was seen shooting a handgun from a vehicle into another unoccupied vehicle. Upon observation of the vehicle, several bullet holes were located on the driver’s side door. A projectile was also located and removed from the front passenger side floor board.During investigation, a witness identified the shooter as Johnterris Smith. The witness also described the vehicle which Smith was driving at the time of the shooting and stated that it belonged to his girlfriend, who resided on Saint Andrews St. in Marianna. Officers were then able to locate the vehicle parked in front of a residence on Saint Andrews St. Upon arrival at the residence, Officers observed Smith standing between the vehicle and the residence. He was taken into custody without incident. During investigation, Officers obtained consent to conduct asearch of the vehicle. During their search, several shell casings were located inside the vehicle. During a search of Smith’s person, the vehicle’s keys were located inside his pants pocket. It was also learned that Smith was currently on probation for felony charges.Johnterris Smith was placed under arrest for Shooting into an unoccupied conveyance,Criminal Mischief, Possession of a firearm as a felon, and Violation of Probation.At this time, the firearm used during the incident has not been located. This investigation is ongoing and further charges in reference to this incident are pending at this time.


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