4 people arrested in downtown Orlando shooting, police say

Video: Suspects involved in shooting in downtown Orlando arrested

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando Police say four people connected to a shooting at a bar in downtown Orlando have been arrested.

Detectives from the Orlando Police Department say the suspects have been arrested in Georgia and Michigan and are awaiting extradition back to Orlando.

The shooting happened just before midnight on June 25th in front of a bar on 64 North Orange Avenue.

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According to Orlando police, the confrontation started when four people on scooters bumped into a pedestrian on Orange Avenue. The pedestrian and the four suspects exchanged words, leading the pedestrian to leave the situation and enter the bar.

The suspects attempted to enter the bar through the exit, forcing security to step in to stop them.

A fight broke out between bar security and the four individuals.

The four individuals left the scene and returned later in a white Chevy Impala. The suspects opened fire hitting a person inside the bar in the leg as well as striking one of the bar security members.

The security guard was hit in the buttocks and lower left back, leaving him paralyzed and currently in a wheelchair.

Between surveillance video and help from out-of-state agencies police were able to track down the Chevy Impala and two of the suspects in Georgia, Orlando police said.

Suspects in downtown shooting arrested
Suspects in downtown shooting arrested (Orlando Police Department)

According to police, Kavon Celestin and Veronica Celestin were arrested in Marietta, GA on July 15.

Police also said, the two remaining suspects, William OU Johnson and Alexis Molitor, were both arrested in Michigan on Thursday night.

The firearm used in the shooting is believed to have been recovered, Orlando police said.

According to Orlando police, the four suspects have a history of committing armed robbery and drive-by shootings.

All four suspects have been charged with attempted first-degree murder with a firearm.