• LPD: Man hospitalized after being shot in stomach outside Leesburg bar

    By: Chip Skambis


    LEESBURG, Fla. - A man is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in a Leesburg bar parking lot early Saturday, police said. 

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    Officers have not caught or identified the shooter. 

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    Police said a fight inside the Shamrock Bar and Lounge at 1120 W. North Blvd. spilled out into the parking lot around 2:10 a.m. when the 39-year-old man was shot in the stomach. 

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    The shooter fled, police said. 

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    The victim was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he underwent surgery. The victim is in critical-but-stable condition and remains at ORMC, police said. 

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    The shooting is still under investigation, police said. 

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