19-year-old critically injured in Orange County shooting

Shooting happened at apartment complex near UCF

Police lights. (KPRC/File)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A 19-year-old man was shot at an apartment complex near the University of Central Florida, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office said the shooting happened on Friday around 12:05 a.m. at The Lofts apartment complex.

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Deputies said the man was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Sheriff’s officials said the gunmen fled before deputies arrived.

After two separate incidents involving a man found shot to death in Orlando and a teen hurt in a shooting near Alafaya Trail and Challenger Parkway, Orlando police and Orange County deputies work to get to the bottom of some of Central Florida's latest gun violence incidents.

This is a developing story and will be updated with more information as we receive it.

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Brenda Argueta is a digital journalist who joined ClickOrlando.com in March 2021. She graduated from UCF and returned to Central Florida after working in Colorado.