Father of 12 shot to death at Orlando apartments, family says

D.J. White fatally shot while walking dog at Timber Sound Apartments, his mother says

A man was found shot to death at an Orlando apartment complex. (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

ORLANDO, Fla. – A man was found shot to death early Monday at an Orlando apartment complex, police said.

The fatal shooting was reported at 4 a.m. in at the Timber Sound Apartments in the 4800 block of Raleigh Street, southeast of Kirkman Road and State Road 408.

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Orlando police said officers were called to the apartments and found the man dead.

Authorities have not released the name of the victim, but family members identified him as 35-year-old D.J. White, a father of 12.

“It’s going to hurt his kids because they love their daddy,” said Margaret White, the victim’s mother. “It’s going to hurt them. It’s going to take a toll on his kids.”

Margaret White said her son was shot while walking a dog.

“There’s too many of our kids dying,” she said.

Police asked for help find the suspected shooter.

“We ask our community members to come forward with any information they may have by dialing 911 or our non-emergency line at 321-235-5300. Or to remain anonymous, call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS (8477) or leave a tip online at crimeline.org,” police said in a statement.

No other details have been released.


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