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Man shot at Denny’s in Orlando tourist district

Shooting victim found hiding in bushes on International Drive

(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

ORLANDO, Fla. – A man who was shot and wounded late Thursday was found hiding in some bushes outside a Denny’s restaurant in Orlando’s tourist district, police said.

The shooting was reported just before midnight at 5825 International Drive.

Orlando police said officers were called to the parking lot of the restaurant and found the man suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim, who was uncooperative with police, was taken to a hospital for treatment, officials said.

Police said the man has several arrest warrants out of North Carolina, including robbery with a firearm, kidnapping and possession of a firearm.

According to police, the Orange County Corrections department will take custody of the victim due to his arrest warrants.

No other details, including information about the shooter, have been released.


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