People walking in downtown Mount Dora shot at by men in cars with airsoft guns, police say

Police investigate 2 shooting incidents

Mount Dora police say this vehicle was involved in a series of air soft gun shootings this past weekend. (Mount Dora Police Dept.)

MOUNT DORA, Fla. – The Mount Dora Police Department said it was investigating reports of people being shot at in downtown Mount Dora on Saturday and the previous night by men in cars with airsoft guns.

Police said men in a blue Honda CR-V shot at two groups of people walking in the downtown area Friday.

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Another incident happened on Saturday where a man was struck in the face by an airsoft BB shot by men in a small, burgundy sedan, police said. No serious injuries were reported in either incident, police said.

Police said no other information was available about the suspects or their vehicles. Investigators have reportedly reached out to local businesses to review surveillance footage.

Officers asked those who know or see anything related to the description of the vehicles to contact the department at 352-735-7130.


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