VIDEO: Police find vehicle in connection to 16-year-old shot near Orlando park, police say

Vehicle described as a gold car with a white front passenger door

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Police Department said they have found a vehicle they were searching for in connection to a 16-year-old who was shot near Willie Mays Park on Labor Day.

A video of the car recorded on a home security camera.

In the video, the victim is seen walking on the sidewalk along Prince Hall Boulevard with two teens. Minutes later a car is seen driving along the road.

The vehicle is described as a gold car with a white front passenger door.

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In the video, the car pulls up next to the group. Police said someone inside the car opens fire and shoots the victim.

Police said stray bullets also hit at least two nearby homes.

The car then drove off and the other teens ran away.

Police said the victim is recovering from serious injuries.

Police are now working to get crime results. Investigators spent hours on Monday collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses to figure out who is behind the shooting and why it happened.

Neighbors said they are concerned and frustrated with the violence.

“We cleaned this corner up, so we ain’t never have this. We had it back then, but this corner got cleaned and after this corner got cleaned we haven’t had no more problems until today,” neighbor Pamela Hamm said.

If anyone has any information about the shooting, call Orlando Police at 321-235-5300 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.

Watch the video below
Orlando police released a video of a vehicle they are searching for in connection to a 16-year-old who was shot near Willie Mays Park on Labor Day.
Orlando police released a video of a vehicle they are searching for in connection to a 16-year-old who was shot near Willie Mays Park on Labor Day.

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Amanda Castro, a proud UCF alum, joined the News 6 team in November 2015 and was promoted to weekend morning anchor in April 2016. Go Knights!