Sheriff's Dept: Meriweather was present at shooting

Sheriff's Dept: Meriweather was present at shooting
March 10, 2011, 9:32 pm
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By Tom E. Curran
CSNNE.com

Here's what the Orange County Sheriff's Office said this afternoon about the Brandon Meriweather allegations:
Click here to read a .PDF file of the police report
The Orange County Sheriffs Office has received numerous calls from the local and national media with varying degrees of information and speculation to determine if NFL player William Brandon Meriweather, of the New England Patriots; committed the shooting, or is a suspect in the case.

William Brandon Meriweather, among others, has been identified as being present during a shooting which occurred on February 28th, 2011, which is being investigated by this Office.

We will continue to provide information that is available for release when proper to do so, and in a timely manner.The men shot in the incident were identified as 23-year-old Nico Stanley and 24-year-old Quentin Taylor. The shooting occurred on West 17th Street and S. Central Avenue in Apopka according to the Orlando Sentinel. Meriweather has hired an attorney, Adam Swickle, to represent him.

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