Suspect arrested in shooting death of man in downtown Orlando parking garage

ORLANDO, Fla. — A 36-year-old man was arrested Monday for fatally shooting a 35-year-old man earlier this month in a downtown parking garage, the Orlando Police Department said.


Investigators said the shooting happened shortly before 2:15 a.m. Jan. 7 at a parking garage on West Central Boulevard near South Orange Avenue.

Police said they discovered a vehicle that had crashed into a building directly across the street, and Terry Shawn Rivers was seated in the driver’s seat with gunshot wounds.

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They said Rivers was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives said they arrested Aaron D. Willis on charges of second-degree murder with a firearm in connection with the shooting.

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“As we strive to make Orlando safe for everyone, senseless acts of violence like the murder of Terry Shawn Rivers will not be tolerated in our city,” Orlando police Chief Eric Smith said in a statement. “I want to commend all the members of the Orlando Police Department who worked on this case and thank the entire community for their assistance.”

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Jason Kelly

Jason Kelly, WFTV.com

Jason Kelly joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2014. He serves as the station's Digital Executive Producer.

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