Teen dies after being dropped off at Apopka hospital with gunshot wound, deputies say

Up to $5,000 reward offered for info leading to arrest in fatal shooting of Jacob Angel Hernandez

Jacob Angel Hernandez , 19, was dropped off at an Apopka hospital with a gunshot wound and later died from his injuries. (Orange County Sheriff's Office)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A $5,000 reward is being offered for information on the shooting death of a 19-year-old man was dropped off at an Apopka hospital early Tuesday, deputies said.

Jacob Angel Hernandez was dropped off around 12:50 a.m. at AdventHealth Apopka, where he later died from his injuries, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

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Investigators urge anyone with information on this shooting to call the Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477.

Anyone with information leading to an arrest could be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000, according to Crimeline.


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