St. Petersburg Woman Charged with Six Counts of Attempted Murder
She fired a gun into an occupied car and hit a 5-year-old boy, St. Petersburg police said.
ST. PETERSBURG – A St. Petersburg woman who fired several shots into an occupied car has been arrested, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.
Jamesha Lyneet Flanning, 27, of St. Petersburg, was charged with six counts of Attempted Murder in the First Degree and one count of Throwing a Deadly Missile into an Occupied Vehicle.
Police said the incident happened about 5:45 p.m. Monday in the 1100 block of 32nd Street S.
Officers said a woman and her four children, ages 4 months to 7 years old, drove a friend to Flanning’s home to pick up some personal items belonging to a friend.
When they arrived, Flanning came out of the home and fired several times at them. The two women got back in the car and drove off.
One of the bullets hit a 5-year-old boy who was riding in the car. He was hit in the leg and his injury is not considered life-threatening.
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