Man shot and killed near Universal theme park
Orlando Police are investigating a scene where a man was shot and killed late Sunday night in Orlando’s tourist district, near Universal Orlando Resort, according to OPD.
The incident took place just after 10:30 p.m. Sunday outside a 7-Eleven convenience store at the intersection of Vineland and Kirkman roads, said OPD’s Sgt. Eduardo Bernal.
The victim, 24-year-old Thiago Neves, was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead, Bernal said.
OPD is looking for any individuals involved in the shooting, Bernal said.
WKMG reporters spoke with a woman who claimed to be Neves’ girlfriend and saw him get shot in the head while entering the store.
The couple was visiting a family member’s house and were on their way back to their Davenport home, WKMG reported.
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