Deputies investigate after man found shot to death outside abandoned Orange County home

28-year-old Anthony Nixon found dead at the scene, deputies said

Orange County Sheriff's Office cruiser.

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A man was found shot to death Thursday morning, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said they responded at 8:26 a.m. to the 2700 block of Rio Lane just north of Interstate 4 in the Rio Grande Park neighborhood, where they found a 28-year-old man outside an abandoned home.

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Deputies said the man — later identified as Anthony Nixon — was pronounced dead at the scene.

No suspect information is available at the time of this report.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crimeline at (800) 423-8477.

No other information is available at this time. Check back here for updates.

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