13-year-old to be considered ‘armed and dangerous’ after fatal shooting

Posted at 12:27 PM, Jul 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-04 14:27:50-04

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    Winter Garden, FL (WESH ) — Authorities are searching for a 13-year-old who they said fatally shot a man in Winter Garden overnight, officials said.

Authorities said they received a report early Thursday morning that someone was shot.

Officials said James Anthony Bacon, 25, was walking north on S. West Crown Point Road when he encountered 13-year-old Vamari D. Bostic.

Officials said Bostic shot Bacon in the torso and fled the scene.

Officers tried to preform CPR on Bacon before emergency medical services arrived and took him to the hospital.

Officials were not able to revive Bacon.

Authorities have a warrant for first-degree murder for Bostic. Police said Bostic should be considered armed and dangerous.

According to officials, the Bacon and Bostic have been involved in some type of a dispute for weeks.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact Detective David Clarke, of the Winter Garden Police Departmen,t at 407-656-3636.

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