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Detectives looking for summer shooting suspect

Posted on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 4:56 pm

Osceola County Sheriff’s detecives are looking for a suspect involved in a shooting in June.



Jose Isreal Sanchez, 24, was one of three suspects involved in a shooting on 119 San Blas Avenue in Kissimmee on June 23, 2013. Deputies responded to the scene around 11:30 p.m. and found the victim lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his leg. He told deputies that a car drove by and someone inside shot at him. The victim recognized the vehicle and identified the owner as Sanchez.

The other two suspects, Roberto Marquez-Santana and Tyler Lapointe are in the Osceola County Jail.

Sanchez is considered dangerous, and is described as approximately 6 feet tall and weighs 230 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Sanchez is asked to call the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at 407-348-2222 or Crimeline at (800) 423-TIPS (8477). Calls made to Crimeline remain anonymous, and tips that lead to the felony arrest of suspects and/or the recovery of stolen property and drugs are eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000.