Man shot near downtown Mount Dora

Victim taken to Orlando hospital

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MOUNT DORA, Fla. – A man was shot Sunday night near downtown Mount Dora, officials said.

The victim, who was shot in the stomach, was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center. His condition is not known. He has been identified as Alexander Martinez, 23.

The shooting was reported on Grant Avenue, about a mile from downtown, around 9:20 p.m.

It's not known who shot Martinez. Police said they don't have a description of the shooter or shooters.

An investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Mount Dora police or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.

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