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Two Brothers Arrested in Connection with Shooting

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The suspects involved in the shooting into a moving vehicle late yesterday afternoon have been located and arrested.  Kareem Mitry, and his brother, Xavier Mitry, were taken into custody yesterday by Walton County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) deputies. 

The victim advised that on December 4, 2012 while traveling westbound in a vehicle on Highway 90 near DeFuniak Springs, Florida, the two suspects were also traveling in a vehicle in the same direction and drove up next the car  At this point Kareem Mitry began shooting at the car with a handgun, striking the victim's car several times.

Law enforcement worked into the late hours of the night and into the early morning locating the suspects.  Investigators obtained both arrest warrants and search warrants in this case which lead to the arrest of the Mitry brothers.

Both Kareem and Xavier Mitry were charged with Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon and Firing into an Occupied Vehicle.  Additional charges are pending further investigation.

The information above was provided by the Walton County Sheriff's Office Thursday.