Deputies ID man shot, killed at Family Dollar in Orange County

Shooting investigated at store on South Orange Blossom

One man died and another was injured in a shooting at a Family Dollar location in Orlando, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A man shot and killed at a Family Dollar location in Orange County has been identified by the sheriff’s office.

Deputies said they responded to Family Dollar at 7113 South Orange Blossom Trail where they found two men with gunshot wounds.

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One of the victims, identified as 44-year-old Ricky Lemar Jones, was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the sheriff’s office said.

The other man, who is in his 20s, is in the hospital in stable condition, deputies said. His name has not been released.

The sheriff’s office said there is no suspect information at this time.

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