Arrest made in shooting, robbery at bus stop in Putnam County

28-year-old Georgia man charged in shooting, robbery

PALATKA, Fla. – Officers with the Palatka Police Department have made an arrest in a shooting and robbery of a man at a bus stop Tuesday morning.

Police were called to the bus stop around 6:10 a.m. Tuesday on Reid Street near the intersection of 9th Street. The Police Department spokesman said Warren Williams, 33, was waiting on a work van to pick him up when Izell Gadson, 28, approached him with a handgun.

Officers say Gadson took items from Williams and then shot him in the shoulder. The gunman ran from the area but was arrested May 24.

Gadson is charged with aggravated battery with a firearm, armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

He's being held at the Putnam County Jail on a $305,500 bond.

Williams was taken to Orange Park Medical Center for treatment. His injuries are said to be non life-threatening.