Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd calls the gang members who took part in this week’s biker gang shootout on Interstate 4 “messed up.”
The shooting left a 33-year-old woman from Brevard County dead from a through-and-through head shot.
The incident occurred on the eastbound lanes of I-4, near the U.S. Highway 27 overpass around 12:15 Friday morning.
Bullet casings from three different firearms were scattered over half-mile along I-4, according to Sheriff Judd.
Judd likened the incident to an Old West shootout. He said bullet casings from 3 guns were scattered over a half-mile. He described it as a “driving, riding gun battle” at 100 mph.
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38 year-old Ronald Donovan was riding his motorcycle with his 33-year-old girlfriend on the back when deputies believe he opened fire on a rival biker gang called “Thug Riders” after they passed him on the highway.
Donovan struck one of the Thug Riders in the back. That victim returned fire Donovan’s girlfriend in the head.
she died at the hospital.
Polk County deputies have not released her name.
And Donovan is now facing a felony murder charge because Judd believes he started the shooting.
Deputies say Donovan has an affiliation with the infamous Sin City Disciples biker gang. Their motto is “Death before Dishonor”.
Sheriff Judd warns of any future gang retaliation…
Both Thug Riders are cooperating with deputies as they continue to investigate.
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