Orange County

Man charged with first-degree murder after shooting wife outside Orlando credit union where she worked, police say

ORLANDO, Fla. — A man was arrested after he fatally shot his wife outside an Orlando credit union near the Mall at Millenia where she worked, according to police.

The woman, 27-year-old Barbara Tommey, was shot near the front door of the business by her husband Sylvester Ofori, police said.

The shooting happened at around 9 a.m. at Navy Federal Credit Union on Gardens Park Boulevard.

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Tommey was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

A search warrant was served at Ofori’s apartment, where he was taken into custody, police said.

Watch Orlando Police give an update on the Navy Federal Credit Union shooting:

Police said the shooting was captured on security footage.

“You can tell that she’s trying to get inside. Unfortunately, he shoots her outside of the establishment,” Police Chief Orlando Rolon said.

Ofori was arrested and charged with first-degree murder with a firearm, according to Orlando police.

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

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