28-year-old found dead outside abandoned home in Rio Grande Park neighborhood

A 28-year-old man was found dead from gunshots outside of an abandoned home in Orlando’s Rio Grande Park neighborhood on Thursday.

Orange County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating the shooting death of Anthony McCall Nixon, whose body was found outside of an abandoned home in the 2700 block of Rio Lane on Thursday, October 27.

Officers responded at 8:26 a.m. after receiving reports of a man down. Upon arrival, deputies found Nixon’s body outside of the abandoned residence. Nixon was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Police say the investigation is still in its early stages and have not provided any suspect information.

If you have any information pertaining to this incident, contact the Central Florida Crimeline at 800-423-8477.

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