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Man charged with attempted murder

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 12:53 pm

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office arrested charged a man with attempted murder on Saturday after he shot a man at area hotel.

At 11:35 p.m., deputies responded to a shooting at the Roadway Inn, 7455 W. U.S. Highway 192. When they arrived, deputies found 26 year old male shot at the hotel. Deputies determined the shooting was an isolated incident and the victim was taken to a local hospital where he was listed in stable condition. Detectives learned that an altercation occurred in a stairwell of the hotel between the victim and Smith Thomas, 41, a guest of the hotel. Thomas was arrested and charged with attempted murder and child neglect. Detectives also arrested Thomas’ girlfriend, Rhonda Wilson, 41, for child neglect.

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