OCSO: Deputy shoots a man who was holding a gun towards people

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — An Orange County deputy shot a man at an apartment complex on Friday night who was holding a gun and pointing it at several residents, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said.


Deputies said they responded to a call around 10:30 p.m. at the Indigo Winter Park Apartments on U.K. Circle.

Deputies said upon arrival they heard one gunshot and encountered the man, who was still holding the gun.

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OCSO said a deputy then fired their service weapon, shooting the man.

He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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The deputy who shot the man is on temporary paid administrative leave pending a review from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

The FDLE is investigating this shooting and said it will turn over its findings to the State Attorney’s Office for review.

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Beatriz Oliveira, WFTV.com

Beatriz Oliveira is a Content Creator for WFTV.com.