Man shot in drive-by at Barber Park Apartments in Orlando

Police investigate shooting off Lake Margaret Drive

ORLANDO, Fla. – A man was shot and injured early Thursday in a drive-by at an Orlando apartment complex, according to police.

The shooting happened around 2 a.m. at the Barber Park Apartments off Lake Margaret Drive near Dixie Belle.

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Orlando police said the victim was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

A witness told News 6 that she was sitting on her balcony when she saw her neighbor in the parking lot. She said a car drove up and someone opened fire, striking the man.

“My neighbor got off his bike. A car came around and, ‘Pop, pop, pop,’ she said. “It was scary, so I told my roommate to call 911. He was trying to get up to walk upstairs.”

Police have not released any other details about the shooting, including information about the suspected shooter or vehicle.

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