Gainesville man arrested after defending his home during deadly home invasion
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Police have arrested the man accused of shooting two armed robbers during a deadly home invasion in Northeast Gainesville.
Dovico Miles, 44, was booked into the Alachua County Jail on charges of destroying evidence and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.
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According to the arrest report, Alderious White, 28, and Jason Ward, 38, broke into Miles’ home on Northeast 16th Terrace around 7 a.m. on Tuesday.
Ward held Miles and his friend at gunpoint while White shot his niece, identified by family as Dhalani Armstrong.
Miles wrestled a handgun free from Ward and shot the invaders as they ran away.
After the shooting, Miles took the gun along with two others in his home and wrapped them in a black shirt. He then hid them in an overgrown area.
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Miles is a convicted felon and is not allowed to legally possess firearms. He was booked into the Alachua County Jail on a $150,000 bond.
The getaway driver in the home invasion, Tiara Luckie, 30, was also arrested.
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