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Woman shot at ‘Light-Up Eustis’ event was not intended target, police say

Police say victim’s injury is minor

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LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – A woman was rushed to the hospital after a shooting in downtown Eustis at the “Light-Up” Eustis event, according to the police department.

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Eustis police the victim was shot in the arm around 9:38 p.m. on Friday.

According to police, witnesses saw four men in a field near Clifford Avenue and Eustis Street and one of those men fired at people inside a red SUV driving in the area.

The woman was standing several feet from where the shooting happened and was not the intended target, according to officials.

Police said the woman’s injury is minor.

Investigators said she was transported to the Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford.

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Eustis police or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.


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