ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A 17-year-old girl was shot early Thursday after a family member mishandled a firearm, according to Orange County deputies.
6:22 a.m. update:
Orange County deputies are investigating after a teenage girl was hurt in a shooting at an apartment complex.
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Deputies said they responded to reports of a shooting around 12:15 a.m. at Las Palmas at Sand Lake apartments on Sky Lake Circle.
Officials said several family members were inside an apartment when one accidentally fired a gun while mishandling it.
Deputies said a 17-year-old girl suffered a non-life-threatening injury and was taken to a hospital.
Photos: Orange County deputies respond to shooting at apartment complex
An investigation into the shooting is ongoing and no other details were released by law enforcement.
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Channel 9 has a crew working to gather more information and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.
Orange County deputies responded to an early morning shooting at an apartment complex Thursday.
The shooting occurred around 12:18 a.m. at the Las Palmas at Sand Lake apartment complex on Sky Lake Circle.
Deputies have not said what led up to the shooting.
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Channel 9 has a crew working to gather more information and will have continuing coverage on Eyewitness News.
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