first_img My friend and her kids were walking when the gunfire had started smh….. Its a shame these days cause ppl just start shooting any and everywhere Reply You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here December 3, 2016 at 6:36 pm TAGSApopka Police Department Previous articleTrader Joe’s Recalls Hummus Due to ListeriaNext articleOf turtle dancing and other euphemisms Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Mama Mia Please enter your name here December 3, 2016 at 3:15 pm It is a miracle that no one was shot, neither of the two in the gun battle, neighbors, people passing by driving down Park Av. or the police officers who rushed to the scene. Our daily lives are getting more complicated living with so much gun violence in every community, every town. There is no safe place anymore. APD arrested him, and got him off the streets quickly, good job APD! Reply Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 center_img SMH he too darn old for this mess he should be teaching his grandkids Please enter your comment! Messy one Danellie Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. 3 COMMENTS December 4, 2016 at 7:13 am Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 From the Apopka Police Department Ronnie Jermaine Bridges, 43, was arrested this morning by Apopka Police Officers and charged with Attempted First Degree Murder (with a firearm), Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling, Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Attempted Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon (Firearm) and Aggravated Assault with a Firearm.He is being held at the Orange County Jail.Ronnie BridgesLast night at approximately 7:11 p.m., Apopka Officers responded to Park Avenue and Davis Court in reference to gunshots in the area. Officers set up a perimeter, closed off streets, and evacuated many residents. Investigating officers developed information that two residents within the area were shooting at each other.Contact was made with Denroy Samuels who told officers he had been in a verbal confrontation with a neighbor on Davis Court when the neighbor (Bridges) retrieved a rifle and threatened him. Samuels retrieved his own handgun in order to defend himself, and the two began to fire shots at each other.Neither was reported to have been struck.A second victim, Rodricka Penn, called APD and reported her vehicle was struck by several rounds as she drove south on Park Avenue past Davis Court. She was uninjured.Apopka detectives responded to the scene and identified Bridges as the shooter. A search warrant for Bridges residence was obtained along with an arrest warrant for Bridges. Around 5 a.m., the Apopka metro SWAT team served the search warrant on the Bridges residence. Apopka crime scene personnel recovered shell casings, Samuels’ weapon from another residence, and other evidence.Bridges’ rifle was not located and Bridges was not at the scene. Bridges, however, was located later and arrested. No officers or citizens were injured.No other details are known at this time. The Apopka Voice will update this story as details are known. Reply last_img read more