Man sought after shots fired at Interlachen home

By Ashley Harding, General assignment reporter, aharding@wjxt.com
Published On: Jan 21 2014 02:49:22 PM EST
Updated On: Jan 21 2014 06:44:32 PM EST

VIDEO: Putnam County deputies are searching for a man they say is armed. They say a domestic dispute lead to the manhunt.

INTERLACHEN, Fla. -

Shots were fired in a domestic dispute at an Interlachen home Tuesday afternoon and deputies were looking for the shooting suspect.

Deputies said Billy McNew (pictured) and woman got into an argument at the home on Mullis Avenue. The woman left and returned to the home with a third person, deputies said.

They said the altercation escalated and McNew fired shots at the woman and the other person, then fled into nearby woods. No one was hit by the gunfire.

Deputies were searching for McNew, who they said may have left the area.

McNew has prior arrests on charges of battery and aggravated battery.

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