WINTER PARK, Fla. -

Orange County deputies are searching for a gunman who shot a teenager Wednesday night.

The shooting happened at the Sutton Place Apartments on University Boulevard in Winter Park near Full Sail University.

The 17-year-old was in the parking lot with another man when they were approached by the shooter, deputies said.

The teen was shot at least three times, but he managed to run from the scene and flag down a Florida Highway Patrol trooper, according to authorities.

The teen was taken to a hospital but was expected to be OK.

Deputies believe the shooting maybe drug-related.

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