Deputies say a 27-year-old woman was shot and killed during an apparent drug deal Wednesday night in Orange County.
The shooting was reported around 10:10 p.m. Wednesday in the 1400 block of Grand Street near Orange Blossom Trail.
As per the reports, the 27-year-old Bertice Taylor was found suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital immediately. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said she was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Deputies arrested the suspected shooter Bruce Michael Brown after an overnight SWAT standoff. Officials took Brown into custody around 4:30 a.m. Thursday.
Records say Brown was arrested on charges of second-degree murder with a firearm and criminal mischief, which deputies say is related to the damage he caused to a sheriff’s deputy cruiser.