The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 19-year-old Venice man for firing a gun at another teen today in an ongoing dispute.
The 17-year-old victim says Luke Cadle, DOB 7/20/94, 1460 Horizon Road, followed him as he was driving around south Venice around 10:30 this morning. The victim drove home and parked in his driveway on Clemson Road, but Cadle pulled up and pointed a black handgun at him. The victim feared for his life and yelled at Cadle, who started to drive away but then leaned out the driver’s side window and discharged his firearm toward the victim’s home before speeding off. No one was injured.
Witnesses confirmed the victim’s account to responding deputies who found a spent shell casing near the crime location. Detectives located the suspect at his home, and found two 45 caliber magazines with ammunition that is the same brand as the evidence at the scene.
Cadle is charged with Aggravated Assault with a Firearm and the Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm.