1 person arrested in connection with shooting death of man in Orange County, officials say

OCSO: Jace Gipson arrested on second-degree murder charges

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of another man, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

Officials said Jace Gipson, 26, was arrested for the shooting death of Bernard Hildreth Jr., 31, which occurred at Landstreet Road and South Orange Blossom Trail on Monday. 

Gipson has been charged with Second Degree Murder. 

Deputies found Hildreth unresponsive in his vehicle, which was stopped in the roadway, officials said. He suffered gunshot wounds to the torso.

Hildreth was taken to a hospital, where officials said he was pronounced dead.

Gipson was arrested on second-degree murder charges, officials announced Saturday. ​A judge denied bond for Gipson. 

"Initially, you were out on bond for trafficking cocaine over 16 grams, possession of cannabis, etc,. in that case I’m revoking your bond and setting it at no bond," said  n Orange county judge when Gipson showed up for his first appearance Sunday morning. 

Investigators haven't released a motive for the shooting or told us if the victim and suspect knew each other.

Copyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.