1 person shot, another injured after fight leads to shooting at Hunter’s Creek restaurant

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Two men were taken to the hospital after a fight escalated into a shooting at a Hunter’s Creek restaurant Friday night.


Deputies were called to the Island Wind Company restaurant on West Town Center Blvd. just after 7 p.m. for reports of a fight and gunfire.

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Responding deputies found a man in his 20s on scene with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.

A second man in his 30s was also found with a head injury. He was also taken to the hospital and is now stable.

Witnesses told deputies several people were involved in the fight before someone started shooting.

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The sheriff’s office hasn’t released any information on a possible suspect in the shooting or the fight.

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