According to police, 22-year-old Joel Ferrer and 41-year-old David Jackson, the boyfriend of Ferrer’s 32-year-old aunt, got into a heated argument regarding Ferrer’s alleged mishandling of a gun.
Police said Ferrer shot Jackson several times and then he ran off.
Jackson was rushed to a hospital and underwent emergency surgery, but he did not survive.
A warrant was issued for Ferrer’s arrest on a second-degree murder charge and a search began for him, authorities said.
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Around 10:30 a.m. on July 29, Ferrer turned himself in at the Casselberry Police Department, according to officials.
He appeared before a Seminole County judge on July 30 and was denied bail. He is due in court again on August 29.
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