• Deputies: 62-year-old man shot, killed at south Orlando home

    By: Chip Skambis


    ORLANDO, Fla. - A 62-year-old man was shot and killed at a home in south Orlando on Sunday evening, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said. 

    Deputies found the man, whom they have not identified, with a gunshot wound to the chest around 6 p.m. at 1456 35th St. 

    The suspect, a 37-year-old man, was located at the scene and “secured,” deputies said. 

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    Firefighters transported the victim to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he died. 

    Investigators said the fatal shooting started as a fight during a night of gambling at the home. Video of the scene shows chips scattered across a table. 

    Neighbors said gambling nights happen at the home often, but that they've never turned violent before.

    The investigation is still active. 

    No further details are available at this time. 

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