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Medics treat Fla. man doused with gasoline, set on fire

A man was arrested at the scene and charged with attempted murder; the burned man remains in the hospital

By David Breen
The Orlando Sentinel

ORLANDO, Fla. — An Orange County man is hospitalized today after being set on fire overnight outside his home.

The victim, Shannon Brewer, 42, was set alight at about 2:15 a.m. Sunday at the home, which is in the 7600 block of Clarcona Ocoee Road.

Deputies arrested Vincent Lamar Moore, 47, at the scene.

Moore, of Apopka, is being held without bail at the Orange County Jail on charge attempted murder and contempt of court, that charge stemming from an earlier case.

Moore's criminal history includes arrests in Orange and Leon counties on charges including aggravated battery on a pregnant person, aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, and driving without a license.

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(c)2014 The Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, Fla.)

McClatchy-Tribune News Service
Distributed by MCT Information Services

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