Are the Recent Apopka Shootings Related?

first_img Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Since November 2015 there have been seven Apopka Shootings reported.  For a city that averages less than one shooting per year this is clearly unusual.   The increased number of shootings is raising many questions; What is going on?  Are these shootings related?Two of the shootings occurred in Orange County, the other five were in the City of Apopka.  Here is a brief description of each event:Villa LaneOn November 5, 2015, police responded to a 911 call.  According to APD, Sean Davis was shot and killed by his roommate Paul Neff, who is now in custody charged with First Degree murder.East Mason DriveAccording to police reports, on December 27, 2015, a dispute over personal property resulted in a shoot out at a house on East Mason Drive.  The passenger of a car that left the scene was killed.  The driver of the car was charged with Second Degree Felony Murder.East 15th StreetOn December 28, 2015, Orange County Deputies responded to reports of multiple shots being fired at a house on East 15th Street.  There were no known injuries and no arrests.10th and CentralAt 1:30 AM on February 2, 2016 APD responded to reports of shots being fired near 1oth and Central.  No suspects were found at that location, however 4 people arrived at Florida Hospital Apopka shortly thereafter, all with gunshot wounds.Sheeler Hills DrivePolice reports indicate that on March 19, 2016, a 15-year old girl was shot and killed by her 16-year-old boyfriend.  The 16-year-old told police the shooting was unintentional and that he was playing with a handgun.  The 16-year-old boy has been charged with second-degree murder.Old Apopka RoadAt 2:37 PM on March 21, 2016, Orange County Deputies responded a report of shots fired. Contondre Bryant was shot and killed in a grassy field between the Taylor Apartments and the St. Elizabeth Church of God by Faith.  According to The Orange County Sheriff’s Office, there were up to 40 witnesses, but none are cooperating with the authorities.Blackbird DriveAccording to police a shooting took place in the 1900 block of Blackbird Drive around 6:00 AM on March 26, 2016. The details and cause of the shooting are still under investigation. Several people fled the scene of the shooting in a vehicle. A vehicle linked to the shooting was later encountered disabled on SR 429 near SR 50. Two of the three 3 subjects inside the vehicle had sustained gunshot wounds. One of the subjects succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased while at the hospital. The second wounded subject from the vehicle has been treated and released.  Jasmine McAfee, 24, was shot and killed. Maurice Hunter, 23 sustained a gunshot wound, but was treated and released.The map below shows the location of each incident: Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your name here Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Previous articleApopka Burglary Report and Map – Week Ending 3/28/2016Next articleIs it Allergies or Sinusitis? Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your comment! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img

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