Man, 70, arrested on attempted murder charge in Orange County shooting

Lannis Curtis Cannady accused of shooting 26-year-old man

ORLANDO, Fla. – A 70-year-old man was arrested Monday night in connection with a shooting that left a 26-year-old man injured in Orange County, sheriff's officials said.

Lannis Curtis Cannady was arrested without incident and booked into jail on charges of attempted second--degree murder with a firearm, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

The shooting was reported around 2:30 p.m. Monday near Kingfish Street and Hoffner Avenue.

Deputies said the victim was taken to a nearby hospital and is expected to survive.

"The suspect at this time is a known suspect who lives in the residence. Their relationship, their exact relationship is still a part of the investigation, but we have the suspect identified," Deputy Christian Marrero said prior to Cannady's arrest.

Lannis Curtis Cannady, 70.
Lannis Curtis Cannady, 70.

The SWAT team was called to the home, but Cannady wasn't found until later, deputies said.

Shenandoah Elementary School, on South Conway Road, was placed on lockout and student dismissal was delayed as a precaution while authorities responded to the shooting. The lockout was lifted at about 6:30 p.m.

During a lockout, no one can enter or leave a school's campus.

Parents were made aware of the incident through a phone call sent out by the school's principal.

"Shenandoah Elementary parents, this is principal Pamela Crabb calling to inform that our school has been placed in a lockout due to police activity in the area unrelated to the school. All students and staff are safe," the principal said in the call. "There will be a delay in dismissal while we wait for the all clear from law enforcement. Parents, please remember that during a lockout, no one will be allowed on or off campus. I will be sure to update you once the lockout is lifted."

No students were injured.

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