ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A 19-year-old man was found shot to death Monday afternoon along the West Orange Trail near Apopka, and authorities are seeking the public’s help with information about the case.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office tweeted early Tuesday that Ahmad Alonzo Davis was found dead around 12:45 p.m.
Several of Davis’ friends and family visited the area where his body was found.
Deputies were called to Old Apopka and Clarcona roads for reports of a man down and found Davis suffering from a gunshot wound. Davis was pronounced dead at the scene.
People in the area said a man and his granddaughter were biking on the trail when they spotted Davis and ran to a nearby home to call 911.
It’s unclear where Davis was killed. Neighbors told News 6 they didn’t hear any gunshots.
“Detectives need your help!” the Sheriff’s Office tweeted. “Anyone with any information on the death of Ahmad Alonzo Davis are asked to call Crimeline (at 800-423-TIPS).”
Detectives need your help! Anyone with any information on the death of Ahmad Alonzo Davis are asked to call Crimeline. He was found deceased on 12/30/19 at 1934 Old Apopka Road, Apopka, FL. You can do so anonymously and may be eligible for a reward by calling 1-800-423-TIPS. pic.twitter.com/sh9Yxm9s0N— Orange County Sheriff's Office (@OrangeCoSheriff) December 31, 2019
A $5,000 reward is being offered in connection with the case.