Teen shot in face in Oakland, suspect charged with attempted murder

Shooting reported at Postell Avenue and Pollard Street

OAKLAND, Fla. – A 16-year-old boy was shot in the face Tuesday night in Oakland, according to police.

The shooting happened in the area of Postell Avenue and Pollard Street near West Colonial Drive.

The Oakland Police Department said the victim was rushed to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he was in stable condition.

“My son just got shot in the face,” a woman told 911.

Another 911 caller reported that someone told him that there was a shooting nearby.

Police said Daryl Quentin Schofield, 17, is facing charges of attempted murder, discharging a gun in public and aggravated battery.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call 407-656-3636.

No other details have been released.

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