Steinhatchee man faces attempted murder charges

A Steinhatchee man was ordered held on a $300,000 bond Tuesday morning, charged with one count of attempted murder following a shooting incident that happened late Sunday night, Aug. 4.

John L. Carroll, 34, was still on scene when law enforcement officers arrived at his residence off Vaughn Lane in Steinhatchee around 11:20 p.m. Sunday and was taken into custody without incident, Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Capt. Ron Rice said.

The shooting victim, Caleb Wells, 20, remains in stable condition at Shands Hospital in Gainesville.

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