On 05-03-19 at 10:42 p.m., 911 dispatchers received a call from Oak Hill Hospital personnel in reference to an individual who had arrived at the emergency room with non-life threatening gunshot wounds.
Deputies responded to the hospital where they met with the victim, Xavier Langley B/M DOB/01-21-1993.
Langley told deputies he was walking along Armstrong Street, in Brooksville, when he was shot by an unknown individual driving by in a vehicle.
Langley said family members transported him to the hospital. He denied knowing of anyone who would want to shoot him.
Upon being treated and released from the hospital, Langley, a registered felon, was arrested on an active Writ of Bodily Attachment for unpaid child support.
He was transported to the Hernando County Detention Center where he subsequently posted bond and was released.
The investigation into the shooting remains active.
The Office of Sheriff:
The Office of the Sheriff is established by the Florida Constitution. As a constitutional officer, the Sheriff has the exclusive authority to administer his or her agency and is responsible for preserving the peace throughout the entire county, carrying out the laws of the state, the orders of Florida courts, and the ordinances of the Board of County Commissioners. The Sheriff is the chief law enforcement and correctional officer of the county.
Sheriff Al Nienhuis was initially appointed as the Sheriff of Hernando County by the Governor in January of 2011. He was then elected by the people of Hernando County in 2012, and remains accountable to them.