Man fatally shot in Orlando identified; assailant sought

Police ID victim as Xavier Lewis

Orlando Police (WKMG)

ORLANDO, Fla. – A man fatally shot Saturday night in Orlando has been identified as police continue to look for the culprit.

Orlando police on Monday identified the victim as Xavier Lewis Jr., 22, who was shot just before 8 p.m. Saturday at the Mercy Market at 1430 Mercy Drive.

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Police said Lewis was found suffering from gunshot wounds and was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police termed the shooting as an isolated incident.

Anyone with information about the fatal shooting is asked to contact Orlando police at 321-235-5300 or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS. You may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000 if your information leads to an arrest, police said.


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