Community leaders speak out after Parramore shooting

- Politicians, pastors and everyday people in the community have expressed outrage over the shooting of three men in Orlando's Parramore neighborhood.  One of the victims has died. 

Authorities on Wednesday identified Rodney Watts, 49, as a fatality in Tuesday night's shooting incident that happened at 749 S. Westmoreland Drive.   

Orlando Commissioner Regina Hill on Wednesday joined civic leaders, police officers and Parramore residents to urge the community to stop the violence and come forward with any information.  Of

"We must come together as a community to seek solutions to the violence that is claiming too many lives. We must work together to protect our families and make the streets of Parramore safer, our children are watching and they deserve a safe community to grow and thrive," said Hill.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS (8477).

 

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