1 injured after shooting, attempted carjacking, Orlando police say

Incident occurred near Mount Vernon Street

Orlando police investigated a shooting and attempted carjacking in the area of Mount Vernon Street Friday night. (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

ORLANDO, Fla. – A person was found injured following a shooting and attempted carjacking in Orlando Friday night, according to officers.

Police said they were called to the 2100 block of Mount Vernon St. around 6:57 p.m. in reference to a shooting.

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Upon arrival, officers said they found a victim with a gunshot wound, who was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

“As the suspect fled on foot, it appears he attempted to carjack a vehicle,” police said.

This is an ongoing investigation.

No other details are available at this time.


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