GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – Police arrested a man for attempted murder after attempting to run over his child’s mother at a Walmart in Gainesville.
Gainesville Police Department said Ricky Walker and his girlfriend fought for money at Walmart on SW 42nd St. Wednesday night. After the fight, the 58-year-old man got into his car, turned around and deliberately hit the woman. The fight in the store and the incident outside were witnessed by the victim’s 15-year-old son. The son told police that he thought Walker intentionally hit his mother with the car.
The victim was taken to UF Shands, where she is being treated for multiple fractures and a cut on the forehead.
Walker admitted the fight but told police he didn’t remember hitting her with the car.
The police found hair and blood and damaged the car.
Walker is held on to a $ 330,000 bond.
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