Deputies say he fired 10-15 rounds inside a Siesta Key home. No one was injured.
A 69-year-old Siesta Key man was arrested and charged with firearm offenses in connection with a report of shots fired on Wednesday.
Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Thomas Dudenhoeffer and charged him with two counts of shooting into a dwelling. He was ordered held in the Sarasota County Jail on $15,000 bond.
No one was hurt in the incident.
A spokeswoman for the Sheriff’s Office reported 10-15 shots from a 9 mm pistol were fired inside a home in the 1000 block of Contento Street, around 2 p.m. Wednesday. Two rounds broke through windows on the exterior of the home.
Deputies took Dudenhoeffer into custody moments after arriving on the scene following a 9-1-1 report of a shots fired. According to a release from the Sheriff's Office, Dudenhoeffer attributed the incident to hallucinations.
The Sheriff’s Office reported they were notified of the incident via its text-to-911 service, which allows contact with authorities with less risk of discovery in a dangerous situation.