Woman shot by boyfriend in Orange County

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A woman in Orange County was shot in the arm by her boyfriend, deputies said Monday.

Authorities said say the man fled the scene, but was later arrested at a home on 9th Street.

Deputies said the man told them he was fighting with his girlfriend when the gun accidentally fired.

Neighbor Breese Idemann said she was shocked at the heavy police presence on her street.

"I mean, when I came in, I seen a road block up and a cop had stopped us looking for a young white male, and I kind of figured out something had happened," said Idemann.

The woman was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center.

Her name and condition were not released.