Orlando police investigate shooting that hurt 1 near downtown

Man shot in area of West South Street, Jernigan Avenue

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Police Department is investigating after officers who followed the sound of gunfire near downtown Saturday evening located a man who had been shot.

Patrol units reportedly found the man around 6:35 p.m. in the area of West South Street and Jernigan Avenue. The man had one gunshot wound and was taken to the hospital in stable condition, police said.

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No suspect information was available to share at the time of this report, according to the department.

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Note: Due to the information provided, this map depicts the general area of the shooting and not necessarily its exact location.

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A previous version of this story incorrectly reported the area as including West Church Street. The correct roadway is West South Street. We apologize for any confusion.

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Brandon, a UCF grad, joined the ClickOrlando team in November 2021. Before joining News 6, Brandon worked at WDBO.