Woman killed, 11-year-old in custody after shooting in Ocoee

An 11-year-old is in custody after the child allegedly shot and killed a relative inside an Ocoee home on Friday morning.

According to the Ocoee Police Department, officers responded to a home located in the 1000 block of Idaho Court on Friday, May 17, at around 7:50 a.m., in reference to a shooting incident.

Upon arrival, OPD officers discovered a woman, later identified as 55-year-old Sandra Pape King, who had sustained a gunshot wound inside the home. She was transported to AdventHealth Apopka, where she was pronounced deceased.

OPD stated that an investigation was launched, which revealed that the victim’s 11-year-old relative, who resided with her at the residence, had allegedly shot her.

The 11-year-old was taken into custody by Ocoee police.

“There is no threat to the public and no other suspects are being sought,” stated the Ocoee Police Department in a media release.

The police department added that the investigation remains “active and ongoing.” No further details were provided.

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