Journalist, 9-year-old killed in Florida shooting, suspect in custody | USA TODAY

A TV journalist and a 9-year-old girl were killed near the scene of a fatal shooting that happened earlier that day. Police have a suspect in custody.

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A Florida television journalist and a 9-year-old girl were fatally shot Wednesday near the scene of another deadly shooting from earlier in the day, sheriff’s deputies said.

Deputies had initially responded to the Pine Hills area, just northwest of Orlando, Florida, on Wednesday morning following reports of a woman in her 20s being shot. According to witnesses, a man approached a Spectrum News 13 news vehicle later Wednesday and opened fire, then walked to a nearby home and shot the 9-year-old and her mother.

The Spectrum News 13 journalist and the 9-year-old girl died, while a TV crewmember and the girl’s mother were wounded during the second shooting. They were in critical condition at a local hospital.

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