Man drops victim off at hospital after shooting him in head, Orlando police say

Shooting occurred while 3 men argued after fender bender

Randall Dodson (Orange County Jail)

ORLANDO, Fla. – A man shot another man in the head during an argument at a 7-Eleven Saturday morning then dropped the victim off at a hospital, according to the Orlando Police Department.

The shooting happened at a 7-Eleven on Colonial Drive and Edgewater Drive at about 3:45 a.m.

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Records show Randall Dodson was driving a silver Dodge Durango nearby when he was involved in a minor crash with one of his friends, so they both pulled their vehicles into the gas station parking lot to assess the damage.

While the two were outside their vehicles, they began arguing with a third person, according to the affidavit. It’s unclear whether the argument was related to the crash.

Police said Dodson grabbed his friend’s gun from that man’s backpack and shot the other man in the head. The bullet entered near the victim’s left eye and exited out his cheek, the report said.

Dodson was seen in surveillance footage dropping the victim off at Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital, according to authorities.

The victim was in stable condition at last check and was able to tell officers what happened.

Dodson was arrested hours after the shooting on charges of attempted second-degree murder with a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.