ORLANDO, Fla. - Police say three suspects have been charged after a man was shot in downtown Orlando on Monday morning, police said. Two of the suspects are juveniles and one is an adult.
Michael Leon Thomas Jr., 20, faces multiple charges including attempted second-degree murder with a firearm. A judge has set his bond at $100,000, according to a spokesperson for Orange County Corrections.
An additional $10,400 was also added to his bond for charges of petit theft, burglary on the occupied structure, and criminal mischief, the spokesperson said.
Pictured: Michael Thomas Jr. (Photo via Orlando Police Department)
Two teenagers, ages 16 and 17, each face charges of accessory after the fact second-degree, burglary of occupied structure, and petit theft.
At least 10 cars swarmed the area of E. Church Street and Liberty Avenue in response to the shooting. Much of the area was shut down as police investigated. Orlando police say the victim, a 24-year-old man, was shot and taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he underwent surgery. In an update on Monday afternoon, police said the victim was in stable condition.
Police say a concerned citizen called in early Monday about some "suspicious activity." One suspect was reportedly spotted trying to break into an area to steal a bicycle. After a description was given by the citizen, three suspects were located and detained by downtown bike officers.
"Thank you to the community members who reported suspicious activity and called the Orlando Police Department and to the heroic efforts of our officers in rendering aid to the victim and apprehending the suspects," said Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolón in a statement released to FOX 35 News.
No motive in the shooting has been released. This is an ongoing investigation.