• Man accused of fatally shooting woman, kidnapping another apprehended, police say

    By: Chip Skambis , Megan Cruz

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    ORLANDO, Fla. - A man who Orlando police said fatally shot one woman and kidnapped another Saturday morning has been apprehended, the Police Department said. 

    Police said Ruddel Pierre, 25, shot and killed Tamalari Arnold, 40, around 8 a.m. along the 4000 block of Harwich Street.

    Arnold was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition, police said, where she was pronounced dead. 

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    Pierre allegedly kidnapped a 24-year-old woman by forcing her into a car at gunpoint, according to police. 

    Police said that woman has been found safe. 

    Investigators believed Pierre drove a 2018 maroon Kia Optima with the tag JPYN09.

    Police have not said what charges Pierre may face. 

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