Deputies: Auburndale man broadcast shooting aftermath on Facebook

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An Auburndale man has been arrested after broadcasting a bloody saga on Facebook Live, according to police.

The video, which ran for more than 40 minutes, apparently showed a bleeding man lying on the road after being shot in the leg.  

The shooting happened following a domestic dispute, police say.

"Honestly, I felt I did nothing wrong," Anthony Martin told FOX 13.

Despite the comments of viewers telling him to help the man, Martin did not render aid.

"This is a drug-related neighborhood," Martin said. "I will not get on my knees and touch no one's blood, especially a stranger. I don't know you. You could have AIDS. You could spaz out on me and whatever."

The incident happened in front of Martin's house on Henry Road in Auburndale.

Under Florida law, it's not illegal to broadcast that kind of incident. Polk County Sheriff's Office spokesman Scott Wilder says you can legally withhold assistance, as well.

But Martin did end up getting arrested, even though he called 911.

"He admitted on film that he delayed calling 911 to allow the guy responsible for the shooting to get the heck out of there," Wilder explained.

Deputies arrested Martin and eventually tracked down the accused shooter, David Munroe. Both were booked into the Polk County jail.

On Thursday, the victim was said to be stabilized in the hospital. His condition was unknown.