Man stabbed, killed in fight at Orlando nightclub

Jerry P. Smith died after being stabbed in stomach, police say

By Daniel Dahm - Managing Editor --

ORLANDO, Fla. - A man was stabbed and killed early Monday during a fight in a downtown Orlando nightclub, according to police.

Orlando police said Jerry P. Smith, 28, died in the fight that broke out around 12:35 a.m. inside Tier Nighclub at 20 East Central Boulevard.

According to Orlando police, Smith got into an altercation with Gavin G. Brown, who stabbed Smith in the stomach.

Smith was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

An officer working at the club apprehended Brown, 35, who faces charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.  Homicide charges are also pending, police said.

No other details were released.

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