Orlando Woman Accused Of Murder After 'Trash Talk' On InstagramOrlando Woman Accused Of Murder After 'Trash Talk' On Instagram

Orlando Woman Accused Of Murder After ‘Trash Talk’ On Instagram

For a shooting that they claim was instigated on social media, Orange County deputies have charged a second person with murder. Deputies were sent to a cul-de-sac on Holly Creek Road in Zellwood on August 9 after a man called 911 to report being shot. Upon their arrival, the responding deputies discovered Demonte Cherry, 23, deceased from several gunshot wounds. The day after the 911 call, deputies picked up Malik Fisher, 19, and charged him with first-degree murder.

According to the investigators, Cherry and Fisher became acquainted because of a persistent social media argument. The sheriff’s office claims that eight days before the incident, Cherry was discussing friends of his who had recently passed away in Central Florida on Instagram Live. According to investigators, Fisher joined Cherry’s feed and started to threaten him and “trash talk” about his deceased buddies.

Deputies claim that on the morning of August 9, Fisher and two additional individuals were smoking marijuana while seated in a car in a cul-de-sac on Holly Creek Rd. Fisher “excitedly” pointed out that Cherry was driving towards the cul-de-sac as they sat there, the witness claimed, and he declared he would “just shoot Cherry right now.” Fisher allegedly jumped from the back driver’s side of the SUV they were in, ran up to Cherry’s half-open driver’s side window, put the gun inside, and fired at Cherry’s head and upper body at close range.

According to deputies, Cherry had pulled into the cul-de-sac in an effort to make a U-turn and leave the area. The sheriff’s office claims that Cherry was able to open his driver’s side door and fire three rounds back in self-defense, striking Fisher and the female driver of the SUV. Fisher and the shot woman fled the area on foot, but they subsequently crossed paths with the third party who drove them both to the hospital.

The lady who was shot wasn’t identified by deputies until Wednesday when she was also taken into custody and charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery. Genesis Shamia Fisher, who is 21 years old, is Malik’s sister, according to the sheriff’s office. Investigators also discovered that Malik returned to Instagram shortly after the incident and streamed a live video of himself displaying a gunshot wound to his leg while saying, “You f*** n**** going to die boy!” repeatedly.

According to the deputies, Fisher sent Cherry a message on Instagram before he knew Cherry had passed away. Investigators also observed that Fisher was overheard telling the 911 operator that “he was shot in the head,” which the operator took to refer to his own wounds. Deputies later discovered that Fisher, who mistakenly believed he had hung up with 911 but had actually been on the line, had made the remark to a witness at the scene.

Cherry’s firearm was never found. The responding deputies discovered Cherry’s mother’s car at the shooting scene as well as the car Cherry was actually driving when the shooting occurred back at his mother’s house, according to the sheriff’s office. Cherry’s mother allegedly refused to cooperate with that aspect of the investigation and claims she has no knowledge of how the automobiles were transported. Genesis Fisher was detained according to a warrant that did not specify what she is specifically accused of doing or what prompted deputies to prosecute her at this time. She is being held without bond in the Orange County jail.