Four Held at Gun Point in Home Invasion
Major David Harper of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Monday, November 14, 2016, at 3:43 a.m. deputies responded to 1077 SW State Road 14 in reference to a reported drive-by shooting that had just occurred. Upon arrival deputies made contact with two male victims that was not injured but reported being woken up by a person dressed in all black, wearing a ski mask and pointing a pistol at them. The victims reported that they were instructed to walk to the den and were then tied up. A third male victim reported that he was woken up by a woman pointing a gun at him and tied him to the bed. A fourth victim reported that she was awoken by gun shots and she ran from her room but a person dressed in all black pushed her back inside the room and was standing over her with a gun pointed to her head. One of the victims managed to break free and retrieve a shotgun from a vehicle parked in the yard. At some point the suspect shot the pistol multiple times striking a vehicle that was parked in the yard and the victim that got free fired three shots at the suspect causing the suspect to flee on foot.
Investigators were called to the scene and collected a multitude of evidence. After aggressively working the investigation, processing evidence and interviewing multiple witnesses, Investigators were able to identify the suspect as Vangie (Vann) Scott of Monticello, FL and obtained arrest warrants. On Monday, December 5, 2016, Scott turned herself in at the Madison County Jail. None of the victims were injured during this offense.
1482 Thompson Valley Rd
Monticello, FL 32344
1. Burglary While Armed
2. Aggravated Assault – Intent to Commit Felony
4. Shooting Into Dwelling/Vehicle/Building