17-year-old fatally shot at apartment complex, Orange County deputies say

Shanaya Charles found shot at Castilian Apartments Friday night

Police lights. (KPRC/File)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – An 17-year-old girl died after being shot at an apartment complex Friday night, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office said Shanaya Charles was found with a gunshot wound at Castilian Apartments off Holden Avenue in Orlando just after 11 p.m.

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Charles was taken to the hospital where she later died, according to deputies.

Officials said there is no information on the suspected shooter.

The investigation is ongoing.


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