Man fatally shot during argument outside Groveland day care

GROVELAND, Fla. — A man was fatally shot Thursday afternoon after getting into a fight outside a day care, the Groveland Police Department said.


Police said they were called at 4:20 p.m. to the We Are The Future Academy on Groveland Farms Road.

They said two men got into a fight that escalated into a shooting.

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One of the men was taken to South Lake Hospital with minor injuries.

The other man, Stephan Jefferson, was flown to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he died.

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Police said Jefferson was shot once. They did not say if anyone was arrested.

“This was an isolated incident with no immediate threat to the community,” the agency said in a news release.

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Officers assisted with student pickup after the shooting.

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