PENSACOLA, Florida (WKRG) – A man was arrested nearly two months after a shooting that wounded a man in Pensacola.
David Rutledge, 32, has been accused of aggravating his life by using a deadly weapon and firing a weapon in public.
Police responded to the March 24 shooting at 6 p.m. They found a 42-year-old man in the front yard with gunshot wounds to his leg. Officers provided first aid to the victim’s lower right leg until an ambulance arrived and took him to Baptist Hospital.
Police say Rutledge, known to the victim, arrived in a silver four-door Cadillac sedan. They were talking on the porch when two more appeared. Rutledge got into an argument with one of them, and someone in the house heard a loud bang. They went outside to find the victim in Rutledge’s Cadillac courtyard and Cadillac, heading north on M Street to Cervantes Street, according to the arrest report.
Rutledge is in prison in Escambia County on $ 315,000 bail.