Man sought in connection with double shooting near Astor

Lake County sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man in connection with a shooting that occurred last month on County Road 445 near Astor.

Dexavion J’neil Brown
Lake County detectives believe Dexavion J’neil Brown and another man left the scene of a Sept. 27 shooting in this black SUV with plastic taped over the passenger-side window.

Detectives believe Dexavion J’neil Brown was the shooter in the Sept. 27 incident that left two victims in serious but stable condition, a sheriff’s office report states, adding that he was accompanied by an unidentified black male.

Both Brown and the other man are believed to have left the shooting scene in a black SUV with plastic taped over the passenger-side window. Brown has an active Lake County warrant for two counts of attempted first degree murder and two counts of robbery using a firearm, the report says.

Anyone with information about Brown’s whereabouts is encouraged to call their local law enforcement agency, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at (352) 343-2101 or Central Florida Crimeline at (800) 423-TIPS (8477).

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