Orange County

Police: 19-year-old confesses to fatally shooting 18-year-old in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando police said a 19-year-old man confessed to shooting and killing an 18-year-old on Sunday evening.

Officers said they found Jamarie Searcy, 18, dead from a gunshot wound on Judith Lane around 6 p.m.


On Tuesday, Seminole County deputies said they arrested Caleb Oliver, 19, who was a suspect in Searcy’s murder. When Orlando detectives questioned Oliver, they said he gave a full confession.

Police are still asking for the public to contact them if they have any additional information on this case at 321-235-5300 or contact Crimeline Florida anonymously at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson,

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.