DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — According to www.news-journalonline.com, two motorists were robbed of $4,000 at gunpoint before being shot at in the parking lot of Pooh Bear’s Car Wash.
The victims were in a rented, red 2015 Ford Mustang in the parking lot of Bethune Grill when a white Toyota Camry pulled up beside them, the article reported.
A man exited the passenger side of the Toyota and demanded that the two occupants in the Ford give him their money, the article stated.
The man then climbed back into the Toyota, the article continued, and the car drove west 1.5 blocks to the Pooh Bear’s parking lot, where the suspect exited the vehicle again and began shooting at the Ford.
The driver of the rental Ford, Isaac Pease, fled the scene and called the police, the article added.
When police arrived on the scene, the article reported, the shooter had already fled, but police located the Toyota and arrested his suspected accomplice, Brian Harris, 29, the driver of the Toyota, who was in possession of a stolen firearm.
No one was injured in the shooting, the article stated, but three bullet holes were found in the Ford.
Harris cooperated during the arrest, the article noted, but would provide no information about the suspected shooter, who one of the victims identified as “Weenie.”
Harris’ records show he has been arrested 22 times and has been convicted of three felonies, the article stated; his bail was set at $30,000, which his posted on April 2nd.
Pease cooperated in the investigation and intended to press charges, but his passenger, Billy Mott, did not provide any statements, the article reported.
Pooh Bear’s was also the site of a recent drug bust on March 8th where seven people were arrested on felony charges, the article added.
“This particular place has been a plague for the city for several years — I would say over a decade,” Captain Byron Williams during the time of the drug arrest.
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