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Shooting in Apopka leaves 1 man dead, 1 in serious condition, deputies say

Shooting occurred on 500 block of South Ocean Avenue

APOPKA, Fla. – One man is dead and another is in serious condition after a shooting late Friday night in Apopka, according to officials from the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said the shooting occurred around 11:50 p.m. on the 500 block of South Ocean Avenue. Authorities found two men in their 20s suffering from gunshot wounds at the scene.

The man in serious condition was transported to a local hospital, while the other was pronounced dead at the scene, according to officials.

The man who died has been identified as 22-year-old Alec Emilio Hammers.

Around noon on Saturday, the scene was still active, with OCSO vehicles and deputies present. 

This is a developing story. Stay with News 6/ClickOrlando.com for updates.


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