1 dead, 3 injured in drive-by shooting outside Osceola County convenience store

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — Deputies in Osceola County continue to investigate a deadly drive-by shooting Friday afternoon outside a busy convenience store.

Investigators said they were called to the Key West Market on Old Dixie Highway just after 3 p.m. Friday after getting reports of several people being shot.


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When deputies arrived at the market, they found 27-year-old Jaqwan Dockery dead from gunshot wounds.

Three other people who were also hit by gunfire were taken to the hospital for treatment.

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Osceola Sheriff Marcos Lopez said investigators are looking at video from the area to identify a car or suspects involved.

Lopez said the shooting did not appear unintentional.

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“People just don’t randomly come by a certain location and commit this act,” Lopez said.

The owner of the Key West Market said she was out of town when the shooting happened.

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She said she had just bought the business three weeks ago and was hoping to turn its seedy reputation around.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.