• Three arrested in connection with fatal shooting of Lake Nona High School student, police say

    By: WFTV Web Staff

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    LAKE NONA, Fla. - Three men were arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Lake Nona High School student last weekend, officials with the Orlando Police Department said. 

    Richard Washington, 19, faces a first-degree murder charge and a robbery with a firearm charge in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old K'vonte Dowe, police said. 

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    Isaak Brown, 17, and Elijah Lewis, 18, were also arrested in connection with the shooting and are facing the same charges, police said.

    Richard Washington
    Richard Washington
    Source: Orlando Police Department
    Isaak Brown
    Isaak Brown
    Source: Orlando Police Department
    Elijah Lewis
    Elijah Lewis
    Source: Orlando Police Department

    Police said someone called 911 around 12:50 a.m. last Saturday to report hearing gunshots and seeing someone lying on the ground along the 9200 block of Kensington Row Court.

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    Police did not release how the three men were related to the crime, or what led up to their arrests. 

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    This is the second Orange County Public Schools student to be shot and killed in the past month. 

    Justin Machado, 17, was found shot to death in mid-January at his Lynchburg Court home near South John Young Parkway and Deerfield Boulevard, deputies said.

    Machado was a student at Freedom High School. 

     

     

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