• Deputies: Man hit by stray bullet in Christmas morning shooting in west Orlando

    By: Sarah Wilson

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    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - One man and multiple homes were struck by gunfire Christmas morning, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

    Deputies said they received multiple reports of shots fired at a home on 24th Street near Westmoreland Drive around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. 

    A 43-year-old man was hit by a stray bullet across the street from the targeted home, deputies said. His injuries are non-life-threatening.

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    Deputies said several nearby homes were also struck by bullets.

    The Sheriff’s Office said the investigation is active and ongoing.

    Deputies did not identify the suspect or the targeted home.

    Officials did not provide a motive for the shooting. 

    No other details were released.

    This is a developing story. 

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