Orange County

Father of 12 killed in apartment complex shooting, family says

ORLANDO, Fla. — A father of 12 was killed in an apartment complex shooting in Orlando, according to the family.

Police responded to the 4800 block of Raleigh Street around 4 a.m. Monday in reference to a shooting call.


When officers arrived at the Timber Sound Apartments, they located a deceased adult male.

According to police, this is being investigated as a homicide.

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Call 911 or the non-emergency line at 321-235-5300 if you have any information regarding this shooting.

Channel 9′s Q McCray spoke to a woman who said her son was killed in the shooting.

“My baby is gone, you know. It hurt really, really bad,” said Margaret White.

White said the victim is her son, DJ Lamar White. She said he was walking his dog.

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Orlando police have not released the man’s name.

No other details were available.

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