Man charged with second degree murder in Pine Hills shooting stemming from road rage

Investigation ongoing

Orange County Sheriff's Office
Orange County Sheriff's Office

ORLANDO, Fla. – A man has been charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of a Pine Hills man, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said Alan Thomas, 23, was arrested Tuesday on charges of second degree murder with a firearm and attempted second degree murder with a firearm in the Saturday shooting death of Daichaun Council, 26.

According to an arrest report, the violence stemmed from road rage when the vehicle Council was a passenger in cut off Alan’s vehicle. The same report said another passenger was in Council’s vehicle who stained injuries, but it’s unclear who that person is and how severe their injuries were.

Council was found suffering from a gunshot wound near Silver Start Road and North Pine Hills Road. He was taken to the hospital where he later died, according to a news release.

Deputies say the investigation is ongoing.

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