Man shot, killed in Apopka area, Orange County deputies say

Man was found shot before 10 a.m. Friday

APOPKA, Fla. – Orange County deputies are investigating a shooting in the Apopka area Friday morning that led to a man’s death.

Deputies said they found a man in his 20s with a gunshot wound in the 1300 block of Highland Avenue, near East 15th Street, just before 10 a.m. Friday.

Deputies say the man has been identified as Redd Nelson, 21.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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No further information is available at this time.

If you have any information into the shooting, you are asked to call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

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