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Man in critical condition after Mount Dora double shooting, police say

Woman released from hospital, man in stable condition, police say

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MOUNT DORA, Fla. – A man is in critical but stable condition and a woman has been released from the hospital following a double shooting Tuesday, according to the Mount Dora Police Department.

Officers responded to the area of Grant Avenue at 9:44 p.m. after receiving a 911 reporting a double shooting, according to a news release. When officers arrived at the scene, they found 43-year-old woman who had been shot. They then learned of a 22-year-old man who had also been shot who was on East Jackson Avenue.

“Someone’s over there bleeding and she’s been shot,” a witness said in a 911 call.

The victims were taken to a hospital for treatment.

According to officials, the female victim was treated and released while the 22-year-old man remains in critical but stable condition at a hospital.

“Police have identified the suspect and a warrant for an arrest has been issued,” officials said in a news release. “This is an open investigation and police are not releasing any further information at this time. This is considered and isolated incident however the motive behind the shooting remains under investigation.”

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call 352-735-7130.


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