Three people die in shooting in Orlando, Florida

9-Year-Old Girl, Journalist and Woman Dies in Orlando Florida Shooting


Researchers are trying to determine what triggered a series of deadly shootings Wednesday in a neighborhood outside Orlando, Florida. The shooting killed a 9-year-old girl, a woman and a reporter from television covering one of the incidents, authorities said.

A suspect in the shooting, which also wounded the girl's mother and one of the The journalist's colleagues were arrested Wednesday afternoon, the Sheriff's Office, ending an hour-long wave of violence in the West Orlando.

"No one in our community, not a mother, not a 9-year-old daughter, and Certainly no information worker should experience gun violence in our community," the County Sheriff said. Orange, John Mina.

The suspect, Keith Melvin Moses, 19, is being held on suspicion of Killing in Wednesday's first shooting and expected to face charges of the others, Mina said.

The first shooting, reported around 11 a.m. on Wednesday, killed a 20-year-old woman inside a vehicle on Hialeah Street in the county of Orange. This woman would be known to the suspect, Mina said.

Later that day, after the vehicle was taken, the shooter returned. to the area and shot and killed two Spectrum News 13 reporters, a reporter and a photographer, covering the woman's murder, Mina said.

One of the journalists was killed. The station identified him as Dylan Lyons, from 24 years old.

After shooting reporters, the suspect entered a home in a nearby street and shot a mother and her 9-year-old daughter, the bailiff. Both were taken to hospital, where the girl died and her mother. He was in critical condition Wednesday night, the authorities.

"We don't know why he broke into this house," the sheriff said.

Investigators are also investigating whether the suspect, who according to the Sheriff has extensive criminal records, he knew that Spectrum News 13 employees were members of the media.

Authorities said they believe Moses had no connection to the journalists or Moses' mother and daughter

Detectives quickly identified Moses as a suspect in the first shooting and were following leads when they opened fire on reporters Around 4 p.m., the sheriff said.

"This vehicle was almost exactly in the same place as the vehicle. murderous this morning," Mina said. "It's not clear exactly why they were attacked."

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