ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – Two men were shot, one fatally, while sitting and watching TV, possibly an NBA game, outside a home in Seminole County, deputies said.
The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said Kyle Cornelius Scott, 33, of Longwood, died in the shooting, which was reported around 11:30 p.m. Monday at 303 Teakwood Lane in unincorporated Altamonte Springs. The other man suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital, deputies said. His name has not been released.
According to deputies, four men were watching an NBA game in the carport when an unknown assailant fired multiple rounds from a handgun, striking the victims. Detectives are working to identify the shooter.
Seminole County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Bob Kealing said it’s believed the victims were targeted.
The assailant likely ran away after the shooting, authorities said.
Kealing implored anyone with information about the shooting to call the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office at 407-665-6650 or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS. Calls made to Crimeline remain anonymous, and tips that lead to the felony arrest of suspects and/or the recovery of stolen property and drugs are eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000.
Detectives are working a shooting that occurred overnight on Teakwood Ln in unincorporated Altamonte Springs. Two victims shot while sitting on a porch; one is deceased. No suspect information available at this time. Shooting is believed not to be a random incident.— Seminole County S.O. (@SeminoleSO) August 24, 2020