Shooting in Washington County Leaves One in Critical ConditionChelsea Webb
Posted by: Chelsea Webb
Date: Sep 05 2017 2:33 PM
SUNNY HILLS, FL. — A shooting in the Sunny Hills community on Monday has left an 18 year old in critical condition. Identified as Walter Gage Hallman.
The alleged shooter, Danny Underwood, 73, is currently being held in the Washington County Jail on a $175,000 bond.
Just after 12:00 PM, on September 4th, Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call alleging Underwood began firing a weapon after a verbal altercation erupted between his wife and a group of people attempting to leave a nearby residence.
Hallman, and a few of his friends were shooting a bow and arrow in the front yard of 1867 Gap Boulevard when Dolores Swineburg, a resident of 1863 Gap Boulevard, began yelling at them from her residence. As they attempted to leave, Swineburg became engaged in a verbal altercation with two females in the roadway who had exited their vehicles.
Hallman, allegedly attempting to defuse the situation, was shot in the lower back area as Underwood approached them and began firing.
Both of the vehicles that were trying to leave the scene were found to have bullet holes in the door and windshield.