According to The Gainesville Sun, Jared Parker was taken into custody Monday night. He is currently facing charges of attempted murder as well as armed robbery.
According to the arrest report, Parker approached a homeless man at camp Sunday afternoon and demanded money. Parker asked the man for money, but he refused. Parker returned later and began punching him in the face. Parker beat the man with a stick when his hand became tired. Parker fled the scene.
According to police, he had multiple skull and facial fractures and was covered in blood. According to Parker’s arrest report, he claimed that he fled believing the man was dead.
Parker’s lawyer isn’t listed in the custody record.