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Man accused of shooting and killing stepfather in west Orlando

Ulysses Dickey is facing first-degree murder with a firearm charge

A 25-year-old man is accused of shooting and killing his stepfather in west Orlando, according to police. (Orlando Police)

ORLANDO, Fla. – A 25-year-old man is accused of shooting and killing his stepfather in west Orlando, according to police.

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The Orlando police said Ulysses Dickey is facing a first-degree murder charge.

Police said 50-year-old Ernest Peterson was found dead inside his home on Pleasant Valley Court with a gunshot wound around 7:52 a.m. on Tuesday.

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Dickey is currently being held in the Orange County jail.

Kevin Wilson told News 6 on Tuesday he is Peterson’s best friend.

“He was a good person. He loved fishing, we were brought up on that,” Wilson said on Tuesday. “I’m hurting really bad about it because I’ve known him for 35 years.”


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