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Sheriff: AK-47 gunfire leads to manhunt in Interlachen

A man in Interlachen fired an AK-47 at some people in his house during a domestic dispute, a deputy said.  (Robert Jackson)
A man in Interlachen fired an AK-47 at some people in his house during a domestic dispute, a deputy said. (Robert Jackson)
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Updated: 1/21 6:21 pm
INTERLACHEN, Fla. -- A search is underway after a man in Interlachen fired an AK-47 at some people in his house during a domestic dispute, a deputy said. 

The shooting happened at a home on Medlock Street near Walker Trail. The suspect, Billy McNew remains on the loose.

According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, no one was hurt by the gunfire. PCSO says a woman was trying to leave the home and the suspect allegedly fired at her.

Deputies had set up a perimeter around his home in efforts to find him but he has not been found and they believe he is no longer in the area.

According to the Sheriff's Office, everyone is safe. The suspect is not considered a threat to the public.






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RiverRat - 1/21/2014 2:33 PM
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Must be something in the water over in Putnam County
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