Sun. Dec 15th, 2019

Home invaders shoot 2 people, face attempted murder charges, officials say


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REPORTER: INVESTIGATORS SAY THE HOME INVADERS WANTED MONEY. THEY KNEW THE PEOPLE IN THE HOUSE WOULD HAVE A LOT OF CASH. BUT IT ENDED WITH TWO PEOPLE BEING SHOT. NO ONE ANSWERED THE DOOR AT THIS HOUSE ON BARSKDALE DRIVE, OFF GOLDENROD TODAY. BUT THE ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFFA™S — SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS BETWEEN 10-14 PEOPLE LIVE HERE, AND WORK, IN CONSTRUCTION. DETECTIVES SAY THESE 3 PEOPLE, QUAVCES JONES, AND MARK SMITH, SARAH JOHNSTON, ALONG WITH ANOTHER MAN, SHOWED UP TO THE HOUSE TO ROB THEM. IN FRONT OF A JUDGE THIS MORNING, A PROSECUTOR READ OFF HOW WITNESSES AND THE SUSPECTS SAID IT HAPPENED. >> THEY PLACED 2 MALES IN THE POOL AREA AT GUNPOINT, AND H SAID THAT SMITH ENTERED THE RESIDENCE AND BEGAN SHOOTING, SHOOTING. REPORTER: INVESTIGATORS SAY THE SUSPECTS CALLED IT A ROBBERY GONE WRONG. THAT THEY DIDN’T PLAN TO HURT ANYONE. >> WHEN QUESTIONED ABOUT FIRING HIS FIREARM, HE CLAIMS THE FIRES WERE WARNING SHOTS, AND SAID SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO LET THEM KNOW WHAT’S UP. REPORTER: BUT AUTHORITIES SAY 2 MEN WERE SHOT, ONE IN THE STOMACH, THE OTHER IN THE HEAD. THAT VICTIM THEY SAY IS NOT EXPECTED TO SURVIVE. THE 3 SUSPECTS WERE CAUGHT, BECAUSE NEARBY SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS GOT VIDEO OF THEIR CAR, AND ONE PERSON IN THE HOUSE SAID THEY KNEW THE WOMAN ARRESTED, SARAH JOHNSTON, SO DEPUTIES WENT TO HER HOME AND ALLEGEDLY FOUND THAT CAR, THE GUN, AND THE ALLEGED HOME INVADERS ALL THE PEOPLE ARRESTED IN THE CASE ARE BEING HELD IN JAIL ON NO BOND. REPORTING IN EAST ORLANDO, B

Home invaders shoot 2 people, face attempted murder charges, officials say

Three people are accused of breaking into a home and shooting two people while inside.According to investigators, the burglars wanted money and knew those who lived in the house on Barksdale Drive would have cash.The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said between 10 to 14 people who work in construction live at the home.Officials said Quavces Jones, Mark Smith, Sarah Johnston and another man went to the home to rob them.A prosecutor said the group put two men in the pool area at gunpoint, then entered the home and began shooting.Investigators said the suspects called it a robbery gone wrong and said that they didn’t plan to hurt anyone.Officials said when one of the men was questioned about firing the gun, he claimed he was firing warning shots and said, “Sometimes you have to let them know what’s up.”Authorities said one of the two shooting victims was shot in the stomach while the other was shot in the head. The victim who was shot in the head is not expected to survive.All three suspects are being held without bond.

ORLANDO, Fla. —

Three people are accused of breaking into a home and shooting two people while inside.

According to investigators, the burglars wanted money and knew those who lived in the house on Barksdale Drive would have cash.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said between 10 to 14 people who work in construction live at the home.

Officials said Quavces Jones, Mark Smith, Sarah Johnston and another man went to the home to rob them.

A prosecutor said the group put two men in the pool area at gunpoint, then entered the home and began shooting.

Investigators said the suspects called it a robbery gone wrong and said that they didn’t plan to hurt anyone.

Officials said when one of the men was questioned about firing the gun, he claimed he was firing warning shots and said, “Sometimes you have to let them know what’s up.”

Authorities said one of the two shooting victims was shot in the stomach while the other was shot in the head. The victim who was

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