Deputies: Teen arrested for firing shots at men, one hits neighbor's home

A San Carlos Park teen is accused of shooting at a group of young men who confronted him at his home Saturday.

At approximately 3:45 a.m., Joshua Abram Wilson, 18, called law enforcement and reported that he had fired a weapon into the air from his home, on the 18500 block of Bartow Boulevard., to scare off a group of young men who had come there to confront him. Around the same time, another call was placed by Mason Hayes, 19, who reported the front window of his Ford F-150 had been shot out.

Deputies learned that Wilson and Hayes were involved in a fight the previous night in which Hayes was transported to the hospital and treated for head injuries, according to arrest reports.

Deputies say Wilson eventually admitted that he lied when he originally called to report the incident. He fired multiple rounds at Hayes and his friends before going inside to reload the gun while he called law enforcement.

Upon arriving at Wilson's residence, a neighbor told deputies he was in his bedroom across the street when a shot came through his window and traveled through the wall into a hall closet.

Wilson was arrested by Lee deputies at his home and is facing charges of two counts of firing a weapon into a vehicle or dwelling.

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