ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A man was seriously injured during an incident at a shopping center early Monday morning, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded to South John Young Parkway and Americana Boulevard at 3:30 a.m. for a reported battery call. When they arrived they found a man suffering from serious injuries. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital in unknown condition, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
The victim is a Hispanic man in his 30s, deputies said.
Deputies were searching the area behind a gas station for evidence early Monday. A U-haul truck and a bicycle were seen in the area behind the business.
We learned the victim that was found with “obvious trauma” this morning at a shopping plaza on John Young Parkway is a Hispanic male in his 30s. He was taken to the hospital.— Ezzy Castro (@EzzyCastro) September 28, 2020
Investigators still out here this morning. @news6wkmg pic.twitter.com/2WWTHxrDbH
A witness told News 6 he saw a group of people behind the gas station and then heard three shots.
According to the Sheriff’s Office report, the man suffered two non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.
Check back for updates on this developing story.