7 men arrested in connection with Osceola County shooting that killed woman in car

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — Seven men have been arrested in connection with an innocent woman’s murder.


The men were found in Central and South Florida after Osceola County Sheriff Marcos Lopez said the suspects fired shots at a hookah lounge in October and took the victim’s life.

Dani-Lee Hernandez, 23, was killed in what the sheriff said was a fight that had nothing to do with her.

Michelle Rodriguez was full of emotions Friday, listening to the sheriff announce a final arrest in her daughter’s murder.

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The seventh and final suspect was arrested this week. Lopez said they’re talking about the case now, for the first time, because everyone involved is behind bars.

Lopez said Hernandez was in her car when a group of seven started firing at another group they had a problem with.

“They didn’t hit any of their intended targets,” Lopez said. “Instead, the group hit an innocent 23-year-old woman.”

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Michelle said the shooting took away not only her daughter, but her best friend.

“She was in college, she was pursuing her dreams here, she had an amazing job,” Rodriguez said.

She said the announcement on Friday gave her the closure she needed.

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“To catch seven people in less than two months is amazing,” Rodriguez said. “I couldn’t live if I didn’t find out what happened to my daughter.”

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.