Man arrested in shooting that killed pregnant woman's unborn child

Deputies still searching for second gunman

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Orange County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday arrested 34-year-old Hernicard Artilus on warrants of killing an unborn fetus and attempted murder.

On Saturday, Stephanie Reyes and Vince Delony were shot at Los Robles Apartments in Pine Hills on Silver Star Road, deputies said. Authorities said they are still searching for a second gunman involved in the shooting.

Reyes was 28 weeks pregnant and the fetus died as a result of her injuries, according to deputies.

According to an arrest warrant, the entire shooting and the fight that led up to it was captured on surveillance video.

Video showed Artilus initiate an argument with Delony while putting his hands up in a fighting stance, and then another man, who has not been publicly identified, walks up to the argument in defense of Artilus, the report said.

Delony goes inside his apartment, and when he comes out, the unidentified man is waiting approximately 10 yards away with a handgun in his hand and the two men begin shooting at each other, according to authorities.

While the shootout was happening, Artilus ran into his apartment then came back outside and began shooting toward the window of Delony's apartment, where Reyes was inside and had just slammed the door shut, deputies said.

After the shooting, the report said Artilus drove off in a white Infiniti and the unidentified man fled in a gray Chrysler.

When deputies searched Artilus' apartment, they said they found ammunition that matched the casings at the crime scene, an empty rifle case and narcotics that appeared to be either heroin or cocaine.

Reyes was able to identify Artilus through a photo lineup and said Artilus wanted to fight anyone in sight, the report said.

Authorities said Reyes and Delony are a couple and parents to the unborn child.

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