Shooting victim found lying on Orlando sidewalk

Police seek information about Frazier Avenue shooting

ORLANDO, Fla. – A man who was shot and critically wounded Tuesday night was found lying on a sidewalk in Orlando, police said.

The shooting was reported at 10:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of Frazier Avenue near Raleigh Street.

According to Orlando police, officers found an unresponsive man lying on the sidewalk with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition. 

April Ward, who lives nearby, said she was going to bed Memorial Day night and heard what she thought were fireworks.

“I heard someone saying he got shot,” Ward said. “In front of the step right over there."

Ward said she is on edge because of the shooting.

“I'm scared because it happened right there in front of the door," Ward said.

Orlando police searched the area, but no other details have been released.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crimeline at 407-423-TIPS.

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