Sheriff's Office News Releases

Attempted Murder Arrest

PUBLISHED:Thu October 12, 2017

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 6:21 A.M., Osceola County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 3120 Short Leaf Pine Court, Kissimmee in reference to a domestic violence disturbance. At the scene deputies learned that Matthew J. Gannett D.O.B. 1/23/64, stabbed a family member and fled the scene. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for his injuries and is in stable condition. The investigation led detectives to obtain an arrest warrant for Attempted Murder against Gannett, who was later arrested by the Orlando Police Department.

This was an isolated incident and we would like to thank investigators and deputies and the Orlando Police Department for their dedicated service. Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to call the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 348-2222.