Man found fatally shot in Sanford apartment, deputies say

SANFORD, Fla. — A man was found dead inside his apartment Tuesday night following a fatal shooting in unincorporated Sanford, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday.


Deputies responded to Petunia Terrace in Vista Haven Apartments just before 8:15 p.m. after reports of gunshots.

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When deputies arrived at the scene, they found several shell casings and blood in a breezeway, as well as blood on a locked apartment door.

Deputies forced their way inside and found a man dead inside, later identified as 33-year-old Phillip Michael McCrimmon Martin, of Orlando.

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No suspect information was immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimeline at 800-423-8477, text 8477 or call the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office at 407-665-6650. Callers can remain anonymous and tips that lead to the arrest could lead to a reward.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.

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