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Man arrested for attempted murder against corrections officer

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Posted at 6:03 PM, Aug 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-19 04:41:58-04

ARCADIA, Fla. — Arcadia police responded to a shooting around 1 a.m. Wednesday morning near W Pine Street and S Hector Avenue where a man is facing multiple charges that consist of attempted murder of a correctional officer, among others.

According to Arcadia Police, Curtis Mobley flagged down the correctional officer using a flashlight and asked why he was patrolling the area. When the officer attempted to turn around and drive away, he saw a light shining directly in front of him and heard several shots being fired toward his vehicle. He also saw the muzzle flash from the firearm.

The officer was able to drive away and said the suspect continued heading north on S Hector Avenue.

Arcadia Police said a lawful arrest warrant was obtained for Mobley and a search warrant was executed at his home.

After the search, police found the firearm used in the shooting.

Mobley was arrested and charged with attempted murder of a correctional officer, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, shooting unto an occupied vehicle, and violation of probation.