3 adults, 1 child dead in domestic violence incident in Orlando

April 9 (UPI) -- Four people, including a child, were killed in what police say was a domestic violence incident in Orlando early Sunday.

The Orlando Police Department responded to calls of domestic violence 614 Grand St. in the Parramore neighborhood about 2:28 a.m. Officers on the scene heard shots fired inside the home. A man then came outside and engaged in a firefight with officers.


Police Chief Eric Smith said during a press briefing that the gunman went "down" during the shootout and later died in police custody. Inside the home, police found two adults and one child shot. Smith confirmed the two adults were dead. The child was transported by police to a hospital but died upon arrival.

The Orlando Police Department identified the gunman as 28-year-old Lacorvis Tamar Daley. The identities of the victims were not released.

"What a horrific, tragic situation. Sending support to the family members of the victims, as well as the officers, who were thankfully unharmed," tweeted Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer.


Two officers who were involved in the shootout will be placed on paid administrative leave, which is standard for officer-involved shootings. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement will investigate the encounter and review body camera footage, the Orlando Police Department said in a statement.

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