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Suspect in fatal Maitland home invasion shooting found dead after Oviedo standoff

1 dead, 1 injured in shooting on Bobtail Drive

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – The 49-year-old suspect in a fatal shooting during a home invasion in Maitland Sunday night was found dead after a standoff at an Oviedo apartment complex, according to the Maitland Police Department.

The double shooting was reported at about 11 p.m. Sunday on Bobtail Drive.

Police said a woman who was shot at the home is in critical but stable while another victim died at the scene. Authorities have not released their names.

Around 4 p.m. Monday, Seminole County deputies said they responded to Oviedo Grove apartments near Mitchell Hammock Road to serve a warrant for the suspect in the shooting, but that man barricaded himself inside his apartment, records show.

Authorities said at the time that the person inside the unit was possibly dangerous and they asked the public to avoid the area.

Around 7 p.m., Maitland Police said a search warrant was executed and the suspected shooter was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

An Oviedo Police Department report identified the gunman as Kevin Michael Keene, 49, of Oviedo.

“At no time were any of the residents of the Oviedo Grove apartment complex in danger from the suspect,” department officials said in a news release.

The homicide investigation and the barricaded suspect investigations are ongoing.


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