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Pasco deputies seek help finding man who shot woman in arm in Hudson

Michael Putnam, 43, of Tampa, got into a physical alteration with a woman in Hudson Tuesday afternoon that led him to shoot her in the arm with a revolver, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's office. Putnam fled the scene and is wanted for attempted homicide and felon in possession of a firearm.

Michael Putnam, 43, of Tampa, got into a physical alteration with a woman in Hudson Tuesday afternoon that led him to shoot her in the arm with a revolver, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's office. Putnam fled the scene and is wanted for attempted homicide and felon in possession of a firearm.

HUDSON — The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is looking for a Tampa man accused of shooting a woman in the arm with a small-caliber revolver during a fight in Hudson on Tuesday.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information leading to the arrest of Michael Putnam, 43.

Authorities were informed of the shooting about 1:20 p.m. The woman was able to escape and Putnam was last seen around State Road 52 and Altoona Avenue in Hudson, the Sheriff's Office said.

The name of the victim and details about the incident were not released.

Putnam is wanted for attempted homicide and a felon in possession of a firearm, deputies said, and is considered armed and dangerous.

His past arrests include domestic battery by strangulation and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Anyone with any information who wants to be eligible for the cash reward can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application.

Pasco deputies seek help finding man who shot woman in arm in Hudson 10/19/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 9:43am]
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