UPDATE: Arrest made in fatal shooting near downtown Orlando

Deputies say man was shot after suspects entered party

Derrick Maurice Herlong, 37, was Monday arrested and is facing several charges: first-degree murder with a gun, home invasion robbery with a gun, carjacking with a gun and grand theft.
Derrick Maurice Herlong, 37, was Monday arrested and is facing several charges: first-degree murder with a gun, home invasion robbery with a gun, carjacking with a gun and grand theft. (WKMG)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – The Orlando Police Department made an arrest in a fatal shooting near downtown Orlando.

According to officers, the shooting happened on North Hyer Avenue during a party on Feb. 20.

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Investigators said they discovered 32-year-old Jacaris Rozier dead inside the apartment around 7:35 p.m. Officers said Rozier was visiting the apartment and did not live there.

During their investigation, detectives determined that unknown suspects went inside the apartment during a party. Officials said the suspects robbed the victims inside and then fled.

Derrick Maurice Herlong, 37, was arrested Monday and is facing several charges: first-degree murder with a gun, home invasion robbery with a gun, carjacking with a gun and grand theft.

Herlong is being held at the Orange County Jail without bond.

Police said they are still trying to find more people involved with the shooting.