According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, two males were slain in an Altoona shooting on Thursday night. One of the two people of interest who were discovered at Ormond Beach, according to deputies, passed away. According to deputies, two individuals are persons of interest in the murders of David Mikell and Shane Clements: a male, identified as Roger Myles Gilbert, 35, of Alabama, and a woman, who has not been named. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office reported finding them on Friday at Ormond Beach. Following the two’s escape from police in a car, the woman in the driver’s seat was discovered dead.
Investigations are being conducted to determine the precise cause of the woman’s death. According to Lake County deputies, Gilbert was detained in Volusia County for a separate incident involving Ormond Beach police. Gilbert was informed that he is a flight risk and a threat to the community at his first court appearance on Friday. Gilbert has a history of multiple failure-to-appear warrants in Georgia, the state attorney informed the judge. “He is a suspect in a shooting that happened in Ormond likely before this automobile chase, your honor. He is also a suspect in a murder in Lake County “said the state attorney.
“Detectives still don’t know if the co-defendant who was found shot was on her own hands or his hands.” In additional context, Shots were fired at a home on Pennsylvania Road in Altoona on Thursday night at about 9 o’clock. After hearing that two people had been shot, deputies went to the scene. Shane Clements, 41, and David Mikell, 34, were the two victims of the incident. According to the sheriff’s office, Clements was from Altoona and Mikell was from Umatilla. A nearby resident, Edward Lind, stated, “We heard a lot of gunshots going off and we came outside and stood beneath there and saw lights flashing over there.”
Early on Friday afternoon, detectives went back to the house on Pennsylvania Road in Altoona. “What is known is that when two visitors to the house who don’t reside there first encountered these two, something happened. We don’t know what caused these two males to be shot to death, “According to Lake County Sheriff’s Office Lt. John Herrell. On Pennsylvania Road in Altoona, several of the nearby neighbors have expressed suspicion about some of the activity. “Heard numerous gunshots. Observed folks dispersing as usual, “reported a neighbor. It’s a little unsettling to have something occur nearby, according to a man who wished to remain anonymous.
“Almost, but it’s been going on for a while. What’s the distinction? It’s starting to feel natural here, “added a neighbor. Investigators were able to authenticate the claimed gunshots and the men’s deaths, but they were unable to confirm a dispute or other physical altercation. We live in a world where gunshots and drug abuse are daily occurrences, said Lind. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at 352-343-9529 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS, according to the sheriff’s office.
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