Two men shoot at house in Lakeland and hit man in both feet

LAKELAND, Fla - Two people are in jail after shooting a man in the foot at his residence.  It happened at the 1300 block of Golconda Road at 7:30a.m. this morning.

The man was sleeping in his bed with his girlfriend when two men fired into the residence.  One of the shots struck the victim in both feet.  He was transported to Lakeland Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspects were apprehended after an off duty police officer identified the vehicle and was pulled over for a traffic stop by a police officer.   After a short foot chase Mario Garrett of Lakeland, FL was apprehended along with Antonio Pouncey of Lakeland, FL.

According to police the shooting was a result of a dispute and between the victim and Pouncey.

Pouncey has been arrested for shooting into an occupied dwelling and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Garrett has been arrested for shooting into an occupied dwelling, resisting arrest and violation of probation.

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