Police identify man killed in shooting at Orlando banquet hall

1 pronounced dead at hospital, police say

Police investigate fatal shooting at Orlando banquet hall Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022. (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

ORLANDO, Fla. – A homicide investigation began at an Orlando banquet hall early Sunday morning after a man was shot and later died, according to the Orlando Police Department.

Officers were dispatched to Majestic Event Center at 3:15 a.m. in reference to a shooting, police said. One victim at the scene, a man identified 47-year-old Hassen Ititlo George, was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

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A security guard at the banquet hall told News 6 that a person had been shot. Out front, a flyer for an event on Saturday could be seen that stated the event ended at 3 a.m. Dozens of evidence markers were seen placed on the ground outside next to apparent shell casings as investigators worked the scene.

Police investigate fatal shooting at Orlando banquet hall Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022. (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

No other information has been made available at the time of this report.

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Brandon, a UCF grad, joined the ClickOrlando team in November 2021. Before joining News 6, Brandon worked at WDBO.