On 2/12/18 at 6:09 p.m. Orange County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Barnett Park to a call of shots fired. Upon arrival deputies report that there were several dozen persons in the park and learned that a fight had broken out at the outdoor basketball court. The fight made its way to the parking lot area adjacent to the court and escalated. Detectives report that during this escalation multiple shots were fired and one individual was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he remains in critical condition.
This case remains open and ongoing and investigators have no other details to release regarding a possible suspect. The victim in this case has been identified as Alphozo Johnson Jr., DOB 6/16/90.
On February 12, 2018 at 6:08 p.m., Orange County Deputies responded to a shooting at 4801 W. Colonial Drive, near the basketball courts within Barnett Park. The victim was transported to the hospital.
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