Two Jacksonville men dead after drive-by shooting in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting that killed two men from Jacksonville Sunday morning, WFTV reported.

Just after 2:20 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to reports of a car crashing into a bus stop in front of a Wendy’s on the 2200 block of East Colonial Drive.

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Once officers arrived, they found two adult males dead inside the vehicle that had crashed into the bus stop.

The police said the victims were traveling westbound on Colonial Drive near Bumpy Avenue when another car pulled alongside them, then shot and killed them.

The two victims were from Jacksonville, 25-year-old Darien Sulph and 31-year-old Brandon Bevel, according to police.

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Officials said the victims had gone out for some nightlife in Orlando.

There is no information available about the shooter for release at this time.


Bailey Husker, Action News Jax

Bailey Husker is a digital content producer and assignment editor for Action News Jax.

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