1 man arrested after fight over money ends in deadly shooting, Osceola sheriff says

Gany Djurabayev faces a murder charge

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OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – Osceola County Sheriff Marcos Lopez announced the arrest of a man following a deadly shooting Monday night.

Gany Djurabayev was arrested following the shooting in the 1200 block of Arisha Drive near Kissimmee around 8:30 p.m.

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The sheriff said Djurabayev was in a fight with Bekzod Nishonbove over $5,000, which was supposed to be a down payment on a piece of property.

Lopez said Nishonbove hit Djurabayev, who then went to his car and retrieved a gun. Nishonbove was shot and Djurabayev then drove him to the hospital, according to the sheriff.

”It is our understanding that the victim and the suspect were friends and neighbors at one point,” Lopez said.

The sheriff said Djurabayev admitted to the shooting and was arrested at the hospital.

Djurabayev faces a murder charge.

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