LAKE MARY, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - A gunman and an innocent bystander are dead as a result of a shooting at a shopping center on Sunday.
The Seminole County Sheriff's Office says that shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday, a shooting occurred at Colonial Town Park shopping center.
Deputies say that 35-year-old Victor Emanuel Brown and 26-year-old Jorge Vega-Rosado were involved in a physical altercation in the parking lot of the shopping center. Brown pulled out a handgun during the altercation and fired one round. Vega-Rosado responded by also retrieving a handgun and firing multiple rounds, striking Brown.
Brown was reportedly pronounced dead Sunday morning. Investigators also determined that the round fired by Brown struck an innocent bystander across the parking lot. That bystander, 28-year-old Daniel Strada, died Sunday night as a result of his injuries.
The Seminole County Sheriff's Office says that that Vega-Rosado acted in self-defense and no charges will be filed.