Orange County

Police: Man, 18, confesses to robbing, fatally shooting man outside I-Drive hotel

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando police said a man confessed to robbing and fatally shooting a man outside a hotel on International Drive.

Officers said Nicholas Anderson, 18, is facing charges of first-degree murder and robbery with a firearm.


Investigators said after his arrest on Friday, Anderson confessed to shooting and robbing Kevin King, 30, on Dec. 5 in an outdoor walkway at the Floridian Express Hotel located at 6323 International Drive.

Police said King died more than two weeks later on Dec. 23.

Read: Gunman at large after man found shot at hotel on International Drive in Orlando, police say

Officers said Anderson is also charged with discharging a firearm in public and possession of a firearm by a convicted delinquent related to a separate incident on Dec. 8  at the Home Suite Homes Extended Stay Suites located at 2801 E. Colonial Drive.

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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.