Police: Angry man opened fire on neighbors

By Dawn Brooks, Web editor
Published On: May 13 2014 04:32:02 PM EDT
Updated On: May 13 2014 04:35:25 PM EDT
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LAKE CITY, Fla. -

A man was arrested Saturday and charged in connection with a shooting that wounded a woman at the Windsong Apartments on Southwest Windsong Circle.

Deputies say witnesses identified Eldridge A. Henderson, 30, as the shooter and said he was last seen going into an apartment in building No. 5 of the complex.

Henderson exited the apartment after deputies gave commands using a loudspeaker to come out of the building. He was then taken into custody.

A Tec-9 semi-automatic 9mm handgun was recovered later from a nearby storm drain.

Officials said Henderson had become upset April 29 after his kids were involved in a water fight with other children in the complex. Witnesses told officials Henderson tried to fight several adults, returning later with a gun.

Officials were called but found no firearm and no arrests were made at the time.

Henderson is now charged with aggravated battery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault with intent to commit felony, firing a weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was booked at the Columbia County Detention Center Saturday, where he is being held without bond.

The woman wounded in the shooting was said to have non life-threatening injuries.

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