Orlando police investigate shooting along South Semoran Blvd.

Update: 11 a.m.:

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Police Department has provided updated information to WFTV about this investigation.

OPD said after receiving a shooting report from the area of Semoran Boulevard and Lake Margaret Drive at around 10 p.m. Wednesday, Orange County Sheriff’s deputies located a shooting victim at Harbor Beach Apartments.

That person was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center for treatment, OPD said.

Police have added that around that same time, dispatchers received a separate report of a shooting at Semoran Boulevard and Pershing Avenue.

Information originally provided to WFTV by Orlando police indicated that a man was shot near that location, but OPD has since said that no victim or shooter was found there.

Original Story:

Police are searching for the person who shot a man along a busy road in Orlando Wednesday night.


Officers responded to South Semoran Boulevard near Gatlin Avenue shortly after 10 p.m.

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On scene, they determined that someone shot the man in that area and then took off, the Orlando Police Department said.

OPD told Channel 9 that the victim, whom police did not name, was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

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Investigators were not able to provide a possible motive for the shooting or a description of the shooter.

Stay with WFTV.com and watch Eyewitness News for updates on this developing story.

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