Woman fatally shot in Orange County neighborhood by brother-in-law, deputies say

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Orange County deputies said they are investigating after a woman was fatally shot on Sunday evening by her brother-in-law.

Michael Ronald Galarza, 46, was arrested on one count of first-degree murder with a firearm.

At about 7 p.m., deputies said they were called to the 7000 block of Redwood Country Road for an aggravated battery call.

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They said a woman found shot was taken to a hospital for her injuries. She later died at the hospital, deputies said.

Investigators identified the woman as Francis Arsenault, 30.

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The investigation is in its early stages.

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See map of scene below:



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