16-year-old boy shot in Pine Hills, Orange County deputies say

Teen’s injuries are not life-threatening

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A 16-year-old boy was taken to a hospital after a shooting in Pine Hills Monday morning, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were called to the 4000 block of Robbins Avenue around 9:25 a.m. Monday.

The teen’s injuries were not life-threatening, according to investigators.

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The victim was taken to a hospital by Orange County Fire Rescue.

Deputies said they do not have any information on a possible suspect or motive for the shooting.

According to authorities, there have been 64 shootings in the Pine Hills area from June 7, 2020, to June 7, 2021. In 41 of those cases, at least one person was shot.

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