Osceola County Sheriff's Office: Nobody injured in drive-by shooting at Kissimmee motel

Photo for Headline Surfer / The vehicle shown above is believed to be the vehicle involved in an investigation by the this investigation Osceola County Sheriff’s Office into a drive-by shooting at a motel early Monday.

By HENRY FREDERICK / Headline Surfer

KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Osceola County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a drive-by shooting at the Baymont Inn, 7601 Black Lake Road.

Deputies learned that a dark-colored vehicle driving south on Sherberth Road shot at the hotel striking the wall area near one of the hotel rooms. The gunshot was reported to have occurred around 4:50 a.m. Monday. 

"There were no injuries in this case," Major Jacob Ruiz of the Osceola County Sheriff's Office told Headline Surfer in an email media alert. 

"There were no injuries in this case," Major Jacob Ruiz of the Osceola County Sheriff's Office told Headline Surfer in an email media alert. 

Anyone with information on this drive-by shooting or any others like it, is asked to please contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 348-2222 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477, where information leading to a felony arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Hr's the link: https://crimeline.org/.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.