2 shot at Winter Springs apartment complex

Double shooting reported at Moss Park Apartments

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. – Two people, including a juvenile, were shot late Thursday at a Winter Springs apartment complex, according to police.

The double shooting was reported at the Moss Park Apartments at State Road 434 and Moss Road.

Winter Springs police said the shooting victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries. It’s not known what led to the shooting.

Video from the scene showed a gun in the middle of the parking lot of the complex. Several gunshots shattered car windows and struck apartment buildings, the video shows.

Police said they’re not searching for anyone in connection to the shooting, adding that the two gunshot victims are not cooperating so the investigation has “stalled.”

According to the report, several witnesses reported seeing three men in a vehicle circle through the area before a man in the passenger’s seat opened fire anywhere between seven and 20 times.

Officers said one victim approached them with a gunshot wound to his hand when they arrived on the scene and the other was found with a gunshot wound to his arm after a traffic stop.

One of the men in the vehicle with that victim was arrested on an unrelated warrant but no arrests have been made on the shooting charges.

Several of the victims who had their apartments and their vehicles damaged said they wished to press charges.

Those same victims were also among the many witnesses who called 911 to report the gunfire.

“I just heard gunshots. They knocked on my door and ran. This kid got evicted and I saw him here, and he’s not supposed to be here,” one caller said. “He keeps coming back here. There’s a bunch of teenagers hanging out here.”

Another woman said she was worried for her children.

“There were gunshots in my hallway and I opened my door and there’s a gun sitting outside my door,” she said. “It looks like a 9 (millimeter). It’s black and silver. I got my kids in the house.”

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