November 27, 2022

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Reward doubles for info in I-4 shooting that killed man riding in car

ORLANDO, Fla. – The reward for data main to the arrest of the individual who shot a guy in the course of an altercation on Interstate 4 has doubled, in accordance to the Orange County Sheriff’s Business.

The former $5,000 reward has now elevated to $10,000 for any individual who has information about the deadly capturing that transpired Tuesday on I-4 among Osceola Parkway and State Highway 528.

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John-John Villafane, 53, was riding in a blue sedan on I-4 eastbound when he was shot by someone in a different blue car or truck between 6:45 p.m. and 7:25 p.m., deputies claimed.

The driver of the car or truck Villafane was driving in mentioned there was some kind of altercation with the other automobile, and it escalated until they noticed someone brandish a gun, according to the sheriff’s office environment incident report.

The report stated the suspect’s car or truck drove up to the passenger side. The driver instructed deputies he heard a pop and then observed a bullet gap in the doorway. The report states the driver tried out to chase following the suspect’s vehicle right until he realized that Villafane had been shot.

Villafane was transported to the healthcare facility, exactly where he was pronounced dead, in accordance to investigators.

The driver of the automobile Villafane was using in claimed there was some form of altercation concerning the two blue autos, but deputies have not mentioned if Villafane was the supposed focus on, or what the altercation was about.

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Deputies mentioned there have been no photographs fired or reckless driver calls in between 6:45 and 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday night and think this is an isolated incident.

In accordance to investigators, anybody who witnessed the shooting or is familiar with nearly anything about it must simply call Crimeline at 800-423-Suggestions (8477). The caller can remain nameless.

It’s not the initial time we have noted on gunfire on I-4 in the previous several months.

Past thirty day period, Orlando police stated a 29-12 months-outdated gentleman appeared to have been shot by a person in another automobile near the Conroy Street exit on I-4 near Shopping mall at Millenia. Police said he pulled above and fired many photographs back. In accordance to officers, he is envisioned to get better.

Also, troopers reported two women traveling along I-4 in Volusia County were shot at from another person in yet another automobile back on June 19, but had been not hit.

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No arrests have been made in these conditions as of however.

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