Three St. Joe Beach residents were arrested last week after a drive-by shooting.


Three St. Joe Beach residents were arrested last week after a drive-by shooting.



Anthony Robinson, 28, Justin Armstead, 27, and Brittany Kyle, 32, were arrested by Gulf County Sheriff investigators and face charges related to a drive-by shooting July 15.



According to investigators, the victims were driving in the St. Joe Beach area when they approached Armstead standing in the roadway.



Armstead distracted them, providing Robinson, who according to investigators had ongoing problems with the victims, to shoot at their vehicle.



Robinson allegedly fired two rounds at the victims, one striking the vehicle and nearly hitting the driver.



The victims fled the scene without injury.



Subsequent interviews and witness statements indicated the motive was an ongoing dispute involving Robinson and one of the victims.



Investigators also learned that Kyle, who is Robinsonís girlfriend, was present at the shooting and provided the firearm.



Kyle told investigators she disposed of the spent shell casings, along with the remaining live ammunition and hid the firearm used in the incident, which investigators retrieved and secured.



Robinson was charged with aggravated assault with a firearm and shooting into an occupied conveyance. He is the Gulf County Jail being held on $25,000 bond.



Armstead was charged with being a principal to aggravated assault with a firearm and principal to shooting into an occupied conveyance.



He is jail on $20,000 bond. Armstead was already out on $5,000 bond on an unrelated felony criminal mischief charge.



Kyle was charged with tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.