Teen arrested in fatal shooting of Ocoee woman, deputies say

Deputies say 41-year-old Fonda Gandy (L) was fatally shot by 16-year-old Michael Lecorn inside an Ocoee apartment.

Orange County deputies have arrested Michael Lecorn, 16, accused of shooting Fonda Gandy in her home several times.

Deputies made the announcement on Tuesday morning. He turned himself in.

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Investigators said it all started with an argument inside an apartment off Vizcaya Lake Road in Ocoee. Gandy’s father, Anthony, said his two daughters live there and when his granddaughter brought Lecorn inside, both women asked him to leave.

"They tell me they started arguing and whatever and he takes out the gun and shoots at my 39-year-old daughter. Her name is LaWanda. She got away," he said.

Deputies said Fonda was hit and killed.

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Her father said she worked at Michael’s in Ocoee.

"She was very sweet, very kind. She loved her job. She's a supervisor," he added.

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Fonda was his oldest daughter and moved here two months ago from Oklahoma. He said they talked every day, telling FOX 35, "She always tells me, daddy, make sure you text me so I know you got home safe. And now she's gone."

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