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OPD investigating after car shot several times

Officers heard gunshots come from Washington St., Garland Ave.

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Police Department is investigating an incident that occurred early Sunday morning.

Around 1:30 a.m., police said they heard multiple gunshots coming from the area of West Washington Street and Garland Avenue.

One officers arrived, they found a vehicle that had been shot several times, with a shot pattern that appeared to be "consistent with trying to hit the occupants inside," police said.

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Orlando police said investigation revealed that an orange Dodge Challenger was involved in a crash with the vehicle that had been shot. Police said a silver Buick was accompanying or following the Challenger when all three of the vehicles pulled over in the middle of West Washington Street and a physical altercation began.

During the altercation, a passenger from the Challenger began shooting at the victim's vehicle, police said. No one was hit by the gunfire.

The vehicles fled the area. No other details were available.

The Orlando Police Department has asked that anyone with information contact them or call Crimeline.

Stay with News 6 and ClickOrlando.com for updates on this developing story.


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