Man critically injured in Orlando shooting that shut down Goldenrod Road, police say

Northbound lanes of Goldenrod Road are now back open

ORLANDO, Fla. – A man was shot and transported to the hospital in serious condition, an incident that shut down some Orlando roads Thursday morning, police said in a tweet.

According to investigators, officers found a man with a gunshot wound after responding to the 6300 block of Goldenrod Rd. around 11 a.m.

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Officers said they began rendering first aid before transporting the victim to the hospital in serious condition.

As a result of the shooting, police shut down the northbound lanes of Goldenrod Road between Lee Vista Boulevard and Hoffner Avenue as they investigated. Goldenrod Road is now back open.

No other information, including anyone involved or what led to the shooting, has been released at this time.


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