A Florida girl who was allegedly taking pictures at random autos driving previous her in Orange County earlier this month, ensuing within the loss of life of a 27-year-old spouse and mom, has been arrested.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Workplace introduced Friday Angila Baxter, 56, was arrested by murder detectives for the Jan. 12 loss of life of Nekaybaw Collier. She is charged with second-degree homicide with a firearm.
The sheriff’s workplace mentioned Baxter claimed she was being adopted by a number of folks when she recklessly started firing photographs at a handful of autos and other people, placing Collier and killing her.
“We lengthen our deepest condolences to Nekaybaw’s household for the mindless killing of this younger mom, spouse and daughter,” the sheriff’s workplace mentioned, including that Collier was an harmless sufferer.
Deputies mentioned Collier was pronounced lifeless at a hospital after she was discovered unresponsive in her automobile within the 5200 block of North Powers Drive shortly after 7 p.m. on Jan. 12. An post-mortem confirmed bullets from Baxter’s revolver have been present in Collier’s physique.
In keeping with an arrest affidavit obtained by Fox 35 Orlando, deputies mentioned they have been flagged down by a person claiming a Black feminine in a pink SUV shot at him whereas he was driving on North Pine Hills Highway on Jan. 12. The affidavit mentioned the automobile was sitting in the midst of the highway close to the intersection of Belco Drive.
The person informed police the lady was taking pictures at folks driving previous her and one of many photographs hit his rear passenger quarter panel.
Police mentioned one other girl got here ahead reporting that the lady within the pink SUV pulled up subsequent to her automobile yelling expletives round 7 p.m. the identical day. She mentioned she heard “two thumps” on her automobile earlier than she drove off.
Two days in a while Jan. 14, the lady discovered two bullet holes within the entrance of her automobile. She reportedly drove again to the realm and located somebody who witnessed the incidents.
Deputies mentioned the witness was in a position to determine Baxter as the lady “taking pictures at vehicles and screaming expletives at random folks within the space” in a photograph lineup on Jan. 14.
When detectives interviewed her, Baxter mentioned she did not keep in mind the day of the shootings, however she did keep in mind “a number of autos have been following her,” Fox 35 reported.
Baxter informed detectives she pulled out her gun in the identical space the place Collier was killed and shot it within the air as a result of a girl was following her. She additionally admitted to taking pictures at a number of vehicles the identical day.
Jail information present Baxter was arrested on Thursday. She is booked into the Orange County Jail.