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