Teen shot, killed in UCF-area neighborhood

Orange County Sheriff’s Office investigates fatal shooting

Man shot, killed in east Orange County
Man shot, killed in east Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A 17-year-old was shot and killed early Thursday in an Orange County neighborhood, deputies said.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said Luis Jediel Aviles Rodriguez died in the shooting, which was reported in the 3500 block of Aristotle Avenue, behind the Marquee Apartments off Alafaya Trail near UCF.

According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the area and found Rodriguez lying on the ground with a gunshot wound.

Rodriguez was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, deputies said.

Authorities said the suspected shooter is at large.

No other details, including what led to the shooting, have been released.

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