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Kissimmee man charged with attempted murder

Posted on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 11:05 am

A Kissimmee man was arrested and charged with attempted murder after he stabbed a family member.

On Oct. 12 at 6:21 a.m., Osceola County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a Short Leaf Pine Court home in Kissimmee in reference to a domestic violence disturbance.

At the scene deputies learned that Matthew J. Gannett, 53, stabbed a family member and fled the scene. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for his injuries and is in stable condition.

The investigation led detectives to obtain an arrest warrant for attempted murder against Gannett, who was later arrested by the Orlando Police Department.

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to call the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at 407-348-2222.