Orlando police report the arrest of the fifth suspect in Poppy Avenue shooting in Colorado

According to the Orlando Police Department, a 21-year-old suspect named Tyrik Nichols was apprehended in Colorado on Friday for his involvement in a fatal shooting that took place last month.

Another suspect, Nichols, has been taken into custody in connection to the deaths of a 6-year-old girl and a 19-year-old man. This marks the fifth arrest made in the ongoing investigation.

Authorities had been on the lookout for Nichols since September 21st.

As per the news release, law enforcement officials were called to 1141 Poppy Avenue at 8:20 p.m. on Aug. 29 following reports of two individuals being shot from a moving vehicle.

The recent tragedy, where a man was killed and a child and mother were injured, has once again brought to light the history of shootings in the neighborhood. A link to an article discussing the issue is available for those who want to read more. It is a reminder that gun violence is a pervasive problem in certain areas and needs to be addressed.

Nico Brown is currently facing charges for two counts of second-degree murder in relation to the tragic deaths of 6-year-old Ajahilyah Hashim and 19-year-old Isaiyah Wright. It’s worth noting that the child’s mother was also injured in the shooting incident.

Three additional suspects have been taken into custody and charged for the murders. Ricky Bowery Jr., aged 18, 17-year-old Brandon Picket, and Kny Adams are all facing charges related to the crime.

Two additional minors have been charged as adults in the Poppy Avenue triple shooting case. For more information, read the article linked here.

According to Brown’s arrest affidavit, it was revealed that Wright arrived at the shooting location with a minimum of two suspects.

According to investigators, surveillance footage shows Brown, Wright, and their accomplices exiting a vehicle on Poppy Avenue and immediately opening fire with their firearms.

The Orlando police expressed their gratitude to the Colorado Violent Offender Task Force, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, and the Arvada Police Department for their invaluable help in capturing Nichols. Their collaborative efforts played a significant role in the success of the operation, and the Orlando police are extremely appreciative of their support.

A fourth suspect has been arrested in connection with the tragic Orlando drive-by shooting that claimed the lives of a 6-year-old girl and a man. The incident had shocked the community and triggered widespread outrage. The latest arrest comes a few days after the other three suspects were apprehended. The police have not disclosed any further details about the suspect or the circumstances of the arrest. However, the development has brought hope to the grieving families of the victims who are seeking justice.

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