ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando police arrested on Friday two men in the April drive-by shooting deaths in Parramore.
Lavon Shinn and Christopher Miller, both 24 years old, were charged in the deaths of Gino Nicolas and Tanya Skeen.
The shooting was reported on Conley Street April 16 and was sparked by a fight at a nightclub. Police said Skeen, a 46-year-old mother of three, was putting away groceries inside her apartment when a bullet flew threw her window and hit her.
Nicolas, 24, worked as the coordinator of the City of Orlando's My Brother's Keeper program, helping to reach at-risk youth and connect them to opportunity and successful futures.
The Orlando Police Department said at a news conference Friday that they hope the arrests bring justice to the families.
"This case stood out because two truly innocent people were killed," said OPD Chief John Mina.
Shinn and Miller face charges of first degree murder with a firearm, attempted first degree murder with a firearm, aggravated battery with a firearm, shooting from a vehicle, shooting into an occupied dwelling and criminal mischief.