Second arrest made in connection to shooting of 14-year-old girl

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GAINESVILLE, Fla.(WCJB)-- A second arrest has been made related to a shooting that happened on Saturday, October, 20th, 2018 near SW 19th Court that sent a 14-year-old girl to the hospital.

According to a warrant affidavit from the Alachua County Sheriff's Office, Patrick Marks, 47, and Nathaniel Williams, 26, drove up to three people near the intersection of SW 19th Court and SW 69th Terrace and threatened them with a gun.

The report states that when one of the victims tried to run, Williams stopped him and said, "if you run, I'll shoot you." He then turned to the direction of where the 14-year-old girl was and fired multiple shots, hitting the girl at least three times.

Marks and Williams then allegedly fled the scene in a red Ford Mustang which was later located by ASO after it had been abandoned by Infinite Energy near southwest 24th Avenue. According to the report, sheriff deputies found several bullets that had not been shot.

Marks was identified in a photo line-up as the driver of the vehicle. He was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He is currently at the Alachua County Jail on a $1,100,000 bond.

Williams was arrested by Hamilton County deputies on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 and charged with possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, attempted murder, and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Saturday. He is in the Alachua County Jail on a $1,350,000.00 bond.