Orlando News Reporter Shot to Death While Reporting on Homicide

A Spectrum News 13 reporter was shot and killed in Orlando, Florida, Wednesday afternoon while reporting on a homicide that had occurred earlier in the day.

Reporter Dylan Lyons and a photographer were on scene reporting sometime around 4:00 p.m. when they were shot while reporting on a homicide of a woman in her twenties, which occurred at approximately 11:00 a.m., WCJB noted.

Police believe the alleged shooter, 19-year-old Keith Melvin Moses, is the same individual who killed the woman earlier that day.

The accompanying photographer, Jesse Waldon, was critically injured:

Spectrum News 13 released a statement about Lyon’s death:

We are deeply saddened by the loss of our colleague and the other lives senselessly taken today. Our thoughts are with our employee’s family, friends and co-workers during this very difficult time. We remain hopeful that our other colleague who was injured makes a full recovery.

This is a terrible tragedy for the Orlando community.



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