APOPKA, Fla. – A suspect was taken into custody after a man was shot to death Tuesday in Apopka, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies on Wednesday identified the man as 34-year-old Saul Pellot Cortes.
Deputies responded to an area along Mt. Plymouth Road just before 1 p.m. Tuesday after receiving calls for an emergency. When they arrived at the scene, deputies discovered Cortes suffering from a gunshot wound, according to a news release.
The Apopka Fire Department pronounced Cortes dead at the scene, a spokesperson for the Sheriff’s Office said.
It was not immediately clear what led to the violence.
Deputies have not released the name of the person taken into custody.