• 2 people shot outside Orange County gas station

    By: Sarah Wilson


    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A group of people were standing outside an Orange County gas station before midnight Monday when someone walked up to them and started shooting, Orange County deputies said.

    Deputies said the shooting, which happened at the 7-Eleven on the corner of South Orange Blossom Trail and 39th Street, left two people with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

    READ: Man fatally shot at gas station near Orlando tourist district

    Deputies said the identity of the shooter is unknown.

    This was the second shooting at an Orange County 7-Eleven within 25 hours, with the first leaving 24-year-old Thiago Neves dead as he began pumping gas at the location along Kirkman and Vineland roads. While deputies and Orlando police said the shootings are similar, they have not stated whether they believe they are connected.

    No suspect descriptions have been given in either case.

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