Orange County

Police release video of car involved in deadly drive-by shooting, ask public for help

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Police are asking the public’s help in finding the person or persons who shot and killed Xavier Lewis, Jr.

Lewis was killed in a drive-by shooting on the night of Dec. 4 while standing outside the Mercy Mart talking with friends.


Lewis had just celebrated his 22nd birthday on Dec. 2.

According to police, there is no apparent motive for this shooting nor information on the intended target.

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On Tuesday, police released surveillance video of the car they believe could be involved in this homicide.

Lewis’ family is devastated by this tremendous loss before the holidays and is asking for the public’s help to solve his murder, police said.

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If you recognize the vehicle or have any information on this case call, Orlando Police at 321-235-5300 or Crime Line at 1-800-423-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.

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