Man found shot to death in Orlando ID'd

Police launch homicide investigation

J P White II.
J P White II.

ORLANDO, Fla. – A man was found shot to death late Wednesday in Orlando, police said.

Orlando police said J P White II, 29, died in the shooting, which was reported around 9:50 p.m. near Jefferson Street and Lee Avenue.

Orlando police said officers were called to the area after someone spotted a man lying in the grass.

The man, later identified as White, was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said the case is being investigated as a homicide.

It's not known who shot the man, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Orlando Police Department or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS.