Man arrested in fatal shooting of 17-year-old in Orange County

Michael Necy, 18, faces second-degree murder charges

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A man was arrested Thursday following the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old at an apartment complex Friday night, Orange County deputies said.

According to the sheriff’s office, 18-year-old Michael Necy faces second-degree murder charges following the fatal shooting at Castilian Apartments.

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The incident occurred just after 11 p.m. in the Orlando complex located off Holden Avenue, where deputies said they found Shanaya Charles with a gunshot wound.

A News 6 photographer captured a makeshift memorial for Shanaya Charles outside Castilian Apartments. (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

Deputies said she died later at the hospital.

Necy is currently booked in Orange County jail without bond.

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