ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - An arrest has been made in the investigation into a fatal shooting outside a Downtown Orlando nightclub.
Notier Misael Gomez, who was was taken into custody in Tennessee by U.S. Marshals on Thursday, is believed to be tied to Jan. 26 fatal shooting of Keveon Smith, 22, outside Club LIT on North Orange Avenue.
The shooting happened around 2:15 a.m., following an altercation in the parking lot along Magnolia Ave. In February, the Orlando Police Department released images of three men whom investigators identified as suspects in the case.
Additional surviellence video showed Smith talking with two other people before being sucker-punched by another man from behind. Smith is seen running away and three suspects -- including the man who punched him, a second man in a light-colored jacket and a third with long dreadlocks -- opened fire on him. The man with the long dreadlocks is believed to be Gomez.
Smith was found unresponsive in narby parking lot and taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Two other victims were found shot in front of Club Lit, with non-life-threatening wounds.
Two vehicles of interest have also been identified in this case -- one appears to be a black Volkswagen Passat; the other is a black, or dark blue, Chevrolet Silverado.
Gomez was booked into the Rutherford County Jail in Tennesee and is awaiting extradition to Orange County, Florida. He faces charges of first-degree murder with a firearm, and attempted first-degree murder with a firearm.
Anyone with information in this case is asked to call Crimeline at 407-423-TIPS (8477).