Masked man shoots, stabs 26-year-old at Orange County apartments

Victim was using phone at time of incident, deputies say

By Daniel Dahm - Digital Manager

ORLANDO, Fla. - A 26-year-old man was shot and stabbed by a masked man early Tuesday at an Orange County apartment complex, deputies said.

The incident was reported at 12:38 a.m. at the Valencia Trace Apartments near the State Road 408-417 interchange. Valenica College is located less than a half-mile from the complex.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office said a man was on his phone in the breezeway of the complex when he was approached by a man wearing a mask, who shot and stabbed the victim.

The victim was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The assailant fled the scene and has not been found.

Police said it's not known if it was a random attack.

No other details have been released.

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