Zedekiah Lafayette Death – On Friday, there was a shooting that took place near Colonial Drive and the intersection of Arlington Street and John Young Parkway. When police arrived at the location at approximately 5:23 p.m., they discovered a man who was later determined to be deceased. The deceased person has been identified as 26-year-old Zedekiah Lafayette.
Willie Shade, age 34, was taken into custody and charged with first-degree murder with the use of a handgun, according to the announcement made by the Orlando police department. According to the statements made by Orlando police, Shade was walking with Lafayette and another individual when he allegedly threw Lafayette to the ground and then shot him. According to the Orlando Police Department, Shade went back to the location of the incident late on Friday night and was subsequently arrested.
Related topic: Deputies identify victim in Orange County shooting as missing 16-year-old girl
De’Shayla Sanaa Ferguson, 16, was shot and killed outside an Orange County home on Monday night. Her body has been identified, according to officials with the sheriff’s office. Ferguson was 16 only four days before she was fatally shot; she had been reported missing on August 12th. Deputies allegedly discovered her corpse at 7 p.m. on Monday outside a house in the 5300 block of Broken Pine Drive close to Hiawassee Road. Officials reported that she was pronounced deceased at the site.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office did not reveal any details about a possible suspect by as of Tuesday afternoon, but said in a statement that “homicide detectives are working diligently to find and arrest her killer.” On August 12, Orlando police had responded to the Department of Children and Families office on South Kirkman Road regarding a missing young kid, and a missing person report had been made for Ferguson. The National Crime Information Center confirmed to the Orlando Police Department that the young person who had been reported missing was the shooting victim.
Neighbors said they did not see what happened but did hear a large bang outside, followed by screams to “call 911.” Emergency sirens soon followed, they said. “I’m feeling bad because that’s, that’s a little girl, you know,” said Maria, who lives a few homes down from the scene and did not want her last name revealed. “I was thinking that was a woman but, it turns out, it’s just a little girl so, I’m feeling bad.” Benedict Newball, another local neighbor, expressed similar regret over the teen’s passing. It’s very, very sad “said he. “I have two children, ages 10 and 14.
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