$5K reward offered for information nearly 1 year after teen shot, killed in Orlando

Tyler Timmons, 17, was fatally shot on June 19, 2021

Police are searching for information that may lead to an arrest in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Tyler Timmons, who was killed on June 19, 2021. (Orlando Police Department)

ORLANDO, Fla. – A $5,000 reward is now being offered for anyone with information on a shooting that left a 17-year-old dead in Orlando almost a year ago, Orlando police announced in a tweet Friday.

Police said Tyler Timmons, pictured above, was fatally shot on June 19, 2021, on Millenia Lakes Boulevard.

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Officers responded to an apartment complex in the area around 4:52 a.m. that day, according to an initial investigation.

The shooter faces a charge of first-degree murder with a firearm, officers said.

Officers are seeking any information that may lead to an arrest.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crimeline, where the tipster can stay anonymous, by calling 1-800-423-TIPS(8477) or **TIPS(8477).

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