Police look for shooter after man hit by gunfire at Leesburg apartment complex

40-year-old man treated, released from hospital

LEESBURG, Fla. – Leesburg police are looking for whoever shot a man at the Cypress Oak apartment complex, Sunday evening.

Police were called to the complex at 336 Sandy Oaks Circle around 5:48 p.m. for reports of gunfire.

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Officers said they located a 40-year-old man shot in the abdomen. The victim was flown to the hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and was later released. Investigators did not give the man’s name.

Leesburg police said they found several shell casings from the shooting, but have not determined a motive. Officers added that they do not have any information on a possible suspect.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Leesburg police at 352-728-9862 or call Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477.

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Thomas Mates is a digital storyteller for News 6 and ClickOrlando.com. He also produces the podcast Florida Foodie. Thomas is originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania and worked in Portland, Oregon before moving to Central Florida in August 2018. He graduated from Temple University with a degree in Journalism in 2010.