Man dies, another seriously injured in Orange County shooting, deputies say

Deputies respond to 7000 block of Southland Boulevard

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Two men were shot, one fatally, not far from the intersection of U.S. 441 and Sand Lake Road early Friday, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies located the men after responding to a shooting call in the 7000 block of Southland Boulevard at 4:56 a.m., the sheriff’s office said in a statement.

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The men, who have so far only been described as in their 20s, were taken to a hospital where one of them, later identified as 39-year-old Etson Faustin, was pronounced dead. The other man, who is not being identified at this time, is in serious condition, deputies said.

An investigation is still in its early stages, according to the sheriff’s office.

This is a developing story. Check back with News 6 for updates.

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