3-year-old in car seat shot in Orange County, deputies say

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A child was taken to the hospital after being shot Tuesday afternoon, Orange County officials said.


It happened around 5:25 p.m. on Rivertree Circle inside the Hidden Creek Villas apartment complex in Orlando. When deputies arrived, they found a 3-year-old who had been shot in a vehicle, secured in their car seat.

The child sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital, deputies said.

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The child nor the car were believed to have been the intended targets, deputies said.

The shooting is still under investigation.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.