Man shot while driving home from work; co-worker charged with attempted first-degree murder

ORANGE COUNTY, FLA. — UPDATE: A man was arrested on Wednesday after another man was shot while he was driving home from work, deputies said.

Deputies said Guillermo Hewitt, the man’s coworker, is facing first-degree murder charges.

No other details were released.

Original story:

A man was driving home from work when he was shot from a car following him, according to Orange County deputies.

Just after 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, deputies said the 34-year-old man was followed by a someone with whom he has had an ongoing problem who could be his coworker.

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The man said he heard shots fired and was shot while he was in the car.

Deputies said the man drove to a Publix shopping center at South John Young Parkway and Americana Boulevard where he started calling co-workers and family, who called 911.

The man was taken to a hospital as a trauma alert.

Deputies said the suspect is likely known to the man.

This is a developing story. Check back and watch Channel 9 Eyewitness News for live updates.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.