The fiancée of a journalist killed in a taking pictures in Orlando, Florida, on Wednesday shared her grief on Twitter, writing that her life won’t ever be the identical.
Spectrum Information 13 reporter Dylan Lyons was shot useless in Pine Hills on Wednesday afternoon whereas reporting about one other deadly taking pictures that had occurred within the space earlier that day. He was 24.
“The love of my life was murdered. I’ll by no means be the identical individual ever once more. Please assist my household and I throughout this time,” Lyons’ fiancée, Casey Lynn, posted Wednesday, sharing a hyperlink to a GoFundMe web page to assist elevate cash for his funeral.
In November, Lyons had tagged Lynn in a publish celebrating the anniversary of when she turned his girlfriend.
“One 12 months down and a lifetime to go! I can’t watch for what the long run holds! I like you!” he wrote.
The GoFundMe web page, arrange by Lyons’ sister Rachel Lyons, described him as a “blissful soul and fantastic individual.”
“He was an performing father to his niece and nephew who he cherished a lot,” the web page stated. “He cherished his [fiancée] and he was a faithful son to his mom and father. Dylan would have been 25 years outdated in March.”
Lyons and one other Spectrum New 13 reporter, Jesse Walden, had been shot whereas overlaying a murder that had occurred Wednesday morning. A lady and her 9-year-old daughter had been additionally shot that afternoon in a house close by. Lyons and the kid died. Walden and the mom had been critically injured.
In an interview from his hospital mattress, Walden stated Lyons was a buddy “that made working enjoyable.”
“Dylan was a really, very healthful individual,” Walden advised Spectrum Information 13. “He had a fantastic humorousness, too.”
Luana Munoz, a reporter at WESH 2 Orlando, gave an tearful report from exterior the Orlando Regional Medical Heart on Wednesday night. She stated Lyons’ household and fiancée had been “distraught.”
“His fiancée and I had been simply embracing,” Munoz stated. “That is each reporter’s completely worst nightmare. We go house at night time afraid that one thing like this can happen, and that’s what occurred right here.
Keith Melvin Moses, 19, was arrested and charged within the dying of the girl who was shot Wednesday morning, Nathacha Augustin. The Orange County Sheriff’s Workplace stated it anticipated he would even be charged within the two extra deadly shootings.