Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Suspect Arrested In Clewiston Shooting

Teen Arrested After Shots Fired At Truck

CLEWISTON, FL, -- In the early morning hours of March 31, 2010 Hendry County Deputies were dispatched to the Twin Lakes in the southeastern Clewiston area after a report of gunshots being fired.

When deputies arrived on scene they met with 24 year old Areli Campuzano who reported that she and her family had been asleep inside their home located at 691 Twin Lakes Drive when they heard gunshots being fired.  Areli Campuzano reported that she got up and ran out the door and saw a tan Ford F-150 pickup truck with several men dressed in black passing their house.  She went on to say that she recognized some of the men in the truck and identified them to deputies on scene.  

Investigators with the Hendry County Sheriff�s Office were contacted and a search for the Ford pickup truck was conducted.  Deputies along with Clewiston Police Officers did locate the vehicle and spoke with the driver and his passengers.  He reported to Deputies that he was dropping off some co-workers in the Twin Lakes area when he passed by the residence of Campuzano. 

The driver along with his passengers noticed several men standing in the front yard of 691 Twin Lakes, suspect Hugo Campuzano being one of them.  The driver stated that as he drove by he saw Hugo Campuzano with a gun in his hand and witnessed him shoot towards his vehicle.  

He then drove through the backyard of a residence onto Sherwood Drive as Hugo Campuzano continued shooting at them.  As the investigator inspected the vehicle he located what was believed to be a bullet hole located in the back passenger side of the truck and a bullet fragment was found.

Hugo Campuzano was then transported to the Sheriff�s sub-station for further questioning.  After further questioning, 19 year old Hugo Campuzano was placed under arrest for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Firing a Weapon in Public, Firing a Missile into a Vehicle and Possession of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.  Campuzano is currently being held on no bond.

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