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Woman Shot Dead After Getting Into Argument Near A 7-Eleven, Months Later Police Say They Arrested The Killer

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Source: Orange County Sheriff's Office; MEGA

Oct. 31 2022, Published 10:03 a.m. ET

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A 62-year-old woman asked a person if she could use his phone, then the gunshots started. The woman was killed and months later, police said they have arrested the suspect.

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Last week, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office announced deputies arrested Tasmine Boatwright in connection to the case.

On Aug. 27, deputies responded to Nashville Avenue in the Orlando area for a reported shooting. When police arrived, they found Loleta Young, 62, with gunshot wounds, according to WESH.

She was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

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A witness said Young approached him and asked to use his phone, according to the report. Young said she had gotten into a fight with someone at 7-Eleven.

Moments later gunshots started, and the suspect was seen running away while wearing a black ski mask.

According to WESH, police later found the mask and tested the DNA. Investigators identified Boatwright as the suspect, and he was arrested. Boatwright was charged with second-degree murder.


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