CRIME
11/03/2014 02:49 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Joshame Sewell Arrested For Shooting Neighbor Over Dog Poop

Palm Beach County Jail

A man in Tampa, Florida, is behind bars and accused of shooting his neighbor because of an argument over dog poop.

Police said that on October 24 Joshame Sewell, 20, argued with his neighbor, Donte Roberson, 30 because Robertson's dog defecated in Sewell's yard.

Sewell was so enraged that he allegedly grabbed a rifle and shot the dog's owner several times in the leg and once in the right hand, MyFoxTampaBay reports.

Then Sewell fled the scene, He managed to elude capture until Sunday afternoon, when he was arrested in Belle Glade, Florida, nearly 200 miles away, ABC Action News reports.

As of Monday, Sewell was being held at the Palm Beach County Jail, awaiting extradition to Hillsborough County, according to the Tampa Tribune.

Roberson is recovering at the Tampa General Hospital.

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