Man dies in shooting at Orlando apartment complex

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando police said one person has died after a shooting at the Metro Place Apartments on South Kirkman Road.


The call went out around 12:30 a.m. Monday as a suspicious incident in the 1000 block of South Kirkman Road.

When officers arrived they found one male with a gunshot wound and he was pronounced deceased by Orlando firefighters.

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Police have not released the name of the victim or a description of the suspect or suspects involved.

WFTV’s Q McCray was at the complex this morning and spoke with a woman who knew the shooting victim.

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She said police knocked on her door around 1:30 a.m.

“She said he died. I said. I said how long ago. she said an hour ago. I didn’t hear no ambulance. I didn’t hear no shots,” the family friend told Q McCray. “He was a very nice person. very nice. I don’t know why they did that to him.”

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This is a developing story, stay with WFTV Channel 9 and WFTV.com for updates as the Orlando Police Department releases them.

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