Reporter Shot and Killed in Mass Shooting While Reporting on Previous Deadly Shooting in Pine Hills Neighborhood in Orlando, Florida; “Multiple Wounded”

The crime-ridden Pine Hill neighborhood of Orlando, Florida was the scene of a mass shooting that left two local news station reporters/crew among “multiple victims” Wednesday afternoon. One of the reporters was killed. The Spectrum News 13 crew was there covering a deadly shooting in the area. Locals call the place ‘Crime Hills’.


Orange County Sheriff’s Department photo of arrested shooting suspect Keith Melvin Moses. Moses reportedly shot five people, killing three, in three shootings Wednesday in Pine Hills.

UPDATE: Perp walk photo.

Orange County Sheriff’s Department statement, “ALERT: Multiple people shot on Hialeah Street, same scene as a homicide earlier today. One person has been detained. We will update as soon as possible. @SheriffMina will brief at a time and location TBD.”

Briefing by Sheriff John Mina:

Mina said the suspect, Keith Melvin Moses, 19, shot a reporter and photographer who were in a news vehicle, then walked to a nearby house and shot a woman and a nine-year-old child. Mina said Moses was charged with the murder of a woman in her twenties that occurred in the morning and the shootings this afternoon. Mina added Moses has a criminal record.

UPDATE: Mina announced the nine-year-old child died.

“Some really horrible news to share. A @MyNews13 journalist has died this evening after being shot while covering a homicide in Pine Hills that happened this morning. Another News 13 journalist was also shot, as were a nearby woman and 9-year-old child. @fox35orlando”

WFTV’s Sabrina Maggiore, “We expect to be briefed by the sheriff at 7pm. Meanwhile our understanding is that WFTV Crews are being interviewed by investigators on the scene. No WFTV crews were injured in this shooting. We can confirm one news crew from a different station has been shot at…We have learned from our reporter who was here covering the earlier shooting that a man walked by our crew before opening fire. Our crews rendered aid on at least one victim before emergency crews arrived. No update on the condition of victims.”

Initial report of four people shot.

Report that a reporter and photographer are among those shot:

Helicopter video from WKMG-TV:

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