Television journalist Dylan Lyons, 24, of Spectrum News 13 in Orlando was killed on the job when the suspect in an earlier shooting Lyons was reporting of returned to the crime scene. A 9-year-old girl nearby was also tragically killed, while her mother and photojournalist Jesse Walden were critically injured.
“You know Dylan was a reporter I work with every day,” Walden said later in an interview from his hospital bed. “We were best friends.”
The suspect, 19-year-old Keith Melvin Moses, was arrested and taken to custody. He has a criminal record, including a misdemeanor for drug possession and allegations of drug paraphernalia possession. In the past, he was also arrested for aggravated battery, assault, and grand theft, according to police.