Two Kissimmee men have been arrested after being accused of attempted murder and armed robbery on May 25 in Kissimmee.
On May 25th deputies with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting at Club Sevilla, located at 4646 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in Kissimmee. The victim told deputies that two men approached him behind the motel demanding narcotics.
One of the suspects, identified as Gregory Edward Garner Jr., who had cut off his ankle monitor in order to escape probation, pistol-whipped the victim with a gun and fired a round near the victim; fortunately missing. Garner and the other suspect then fled the scene on foot.
On June 3, 2021, detectives located Gregory Edward Garner Jr. in Orlando and with the assistance of the Orlando Police Department, apprehending him near Silver Star Road. At the time of the arrest, Garner had a 9mm Smith & Wesson handgun in his possession. Garner already had an active warrant for Possession of a Firearm by a convicted Felon, as well as, Violation of Probation for Armed Robbery.
Gregory Garner is currently being held at the Orange County Jail on charges of Attempted Murder, Armed Robbery with a Firearm, Aggravated Battery, Grand Theft, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Violation of Probation.
On June 9, 2021, Robbery detectives witnessed the second suspect in the case walking along W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway. Detectives were able to identify and arrest Jose Enrique Torres Jr. Jose spoke with detectives and cooperated in the investigation. Jose Torres is being held at the Osceola County Jail on the following charges: Armed Robbery with a Firearm, Attempted Felony Murder, Aggravated Battery, Grand Theft, Possession of Fentanyl, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.