- Associated Press - Saturday, January 30, 2016

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Police say a man accused of exchanging gunfire with police in a busy central Florida intersection has been arrested.

Sanford Police spokeswoman Bianca Gillett says authorities were called Friday evening after a man was spotted walking down U.S. Highway 17-92 and pointing a gun at vehicles.

Gillett says that when police spotted 27-year-old Roshad Smith, he began shooting at them and they returned fire.

Gillett tells the Orlando Sentinel (https://bit.ly/1KhxdBo ) that a bystander was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. She says police are still investigating how the bystander was hurt.

Police say Smith faces charges of attempted homicide, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and discharging a weapon in public.

Jail records don’t show whether he has an attorney. His first court appearance is scheduled for Sunday morning.


Information from: Orlando Sentinel, https://www.orlandosentinel.com/

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