LAKE PLACID - Keldrice Deshon LeGree Sr., 31, 244 Sweetheart Ave., was arrested Wednesday for shooting another man in the buttocks.
On Dec. 16, Highlands County deputies responded to Florida Hospital Lake Placid, where a gunshot victim was being treated.
According to medical staff, the bullet also penetrated the intestines, which threatened the life of the victim.
LeGree was charged with attempted second degree murder and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.
He is currently in Highlands County Jail under a $225,000 bond.
Spokeswoman Nell Hays said the investigation is ongoing, however, she asked witnesses or anyone else with information to contact Det. Kimberly Gunn at 402-7387 or 402-7250.
To remain anonymous, call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 800-226-8477, or go to www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com.