Vigil held for Orange Co. man who was gunned down at store

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. —

Family members and friends lit candles to remember a loved one who was gunned down in an Orange County gas station parking lot.

They told WFTV they don't believe this was a random murder.

20-year-old Juan Berrios was shot and killed Sunday while he sat in his car in front of a 7-Eleven store on Landstar Boulevard.

According to the Sheriff's Office, deputies arrested Demitri Burke around noon Monday.

The victim’s brother, Jose Tavarez, told Channel 9’s Renee Stoll that investigators need to dig deeper because he thinks his brother's killing may have stemmed from an argument from two weeks ago.

“You feel like you're sleeping and you’re just dying to wake up” Tavarez said.

More than 50 people showed up at Monday night’s vigil.

“He was loved by a lot of people,” said Berrios’ friend Emmanuelle Baez.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office is calling the killing random but Tavarez doesn't believe it.

“For the police to be saying random from the get-go and continuing pressing on the random doesn't jive with me,” he said.

Tavarez told WFTV his brother had an argument with a man two weeks ago but said they settled it, but now seems to think other people got involved.

“I’m urging the police to continue working with us and not dropping the buck,” he said.

Tavarez said us he's given this information to detectives, but so far it hasn't changed their opinion in the motive, according to their latest update on the shooting.

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