Orange County

Man attacked in Waffle House parking lot shoots attacker, police say

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando police are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday night on International Drive.

Police said they responded to the Waffle House in the 6300 block of International Drive at 11:45 p.m. in reference to a shooting.


According to police, an adult male and female were arguing in the parking lot of the Waffle House when another adult male, who was not involved in the dispute, tried to get into his car nearby.

Police said the male from the argument attacked the other man, who then fired one shot, striking the first male in the leg.

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The shooter reported the incident to police along with several others.

According to police, the shooter remained at the scene until police arrived. He is cooperating with the investigation.

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The male who was shot was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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