Masked robbers shoot man in abdomen

Victim taken to hospital after Orlando shooting


ORLANDO, Fla. – A 23-year-old man was shot in the abdomen in an attempted robbery in Orlando, according to deputies.

According to Orange County sheriff's deputies, two masked gunmen tried to rob the man, who was shot around 2:30 a.m. near Heather Court, west of South Rio Grande Avenue.

Deputies said the victim ran to his mother's home in the Dunwoodie Place apartments after being shot.  He was then taken to a hospital and was in stable condition, deputies said.

The assailants were described only as wearing hooded sweatshirts and masks.

No other details have been released.

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