Sheriff's Office News Releases

Shooting Investigation (UPDATE)

PUBLISHED:Mon July 17, 2017

On July 15, 2017, just after 11:00 P.M., Osceola County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of South Flag Court in Poinciana, in reference to a shooting. Once deputies arrived, they found an adult male in front of 16 South Flag Court. The male was transported to the hospital and was later pronounced deceased. Detectives and forensics investigators responded to the scene and the investigation is ongoing. The victim has been identified as Yassine El-Hamzaoui, D.O.B.: 04/28/1994 of Poinciana, Florida. This is an active investigation but appears to be an isolated incident. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office would like to ask anyone with information concerning this incident to please contact the sheriff’s office at (407) 348-2222 or Crimeline at 1 (800) 423-8477, where information leading to an arrest may be eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000. We encourage the public to follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/osceolasheriff and/or on Twitter at @osceolasheriff or www.twitter.com/osceolasheriff in order to receive the most updated information.