Reward offered in fatal Orange County shooting
Vanel Nezius shot dead at apartment complex
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A fatal shooting Wednesday afternoon caused officials to put several nearby schools on lockdown, and now $5,000 is being offered for information in the case, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies said they were called to Wood Hollow Apartments on Kingsgate Drive at 2:39 p.m. and found witnesses helping an unresponsive man who was suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Vanel Nezius, died after he was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, officials said.
Witnesses told deputies that Nezius was involved in a disturbance with another man, who was between 18 and 25 years old, before they heard gunshots, according to a news release.
Deputies said thje other man has not been located and a motive has not been determined.
Who killed Vanel Nezius? On August 15, 2018 at 2:39 p.m., shots were fired with a man down at the Wood Hollow Apts. at 5728 Kingsgate Dr. When deputies arrived the victim was unresponsive.The victim taken to ORMC where he was pronounced deceased. Crimeline reward! 800-423-8477 pic.twitter.com/5rKU9kHm5A— Orange County Sheriff's Office (@OrangeCoSheriff) August 17, 2018
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