Daniel Michael Reece (MCSO

Florida Man Arrested After Hitting Roommate With A Rock, Shooting Him In The Nose With Pellet Gun

Daniel Michael Reece (MCSO
Daniel Michael Reece (MCSO

A 32-year-old Florida man, Daniel Michael Reece, was arrested Tuesday night after allegedly assaulting his roommate with a brick and pellet gun.

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call on Bluegill Lane in Cudjoe Key around 8:59 p.m.

The 56-year-old victim reported that Reece, his roommate, had arrived home intoxicated and an argument ensued. The situation escalated when Reece allegedly struck the victim in the head with a large rock or paver, causing him to fall. Reece then reportedly retrieved a pellet gun and shot the victim in the nose.

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Upon arrival of the Sheriff’s Office, Reece fled the scene by jumping into a nearby canal. Deputies were able to apprehend him and take him into custody.

The victim was transported to Lower Keys Medical Center on Stock Island with non-life-threatening injuries.

Reece faces two counts of aggravated battery.

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