Police: Shooting victim dropped off at hospital for babies in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando police are working to figure out who shot a man before someone dropped him off at a hospital early Thursday.


Officers responded to Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies on West Miller Street just before 2:30 a.m., after getting a report that a shooting victim was being treated there.

READ: Altercation leads to deadly shooting at Orange County home, deputies say

At the hospital, investigators said they determined that a person driving a black Mercedes-Benz had dropped him off in front of the emergency area before driving away.

Police said the shooting victim, who was moved to nearby Orlando Regional Medical Center for treatment, was in critical condition but should recover.

READ: Deputies: Teen girl fatally shot in Pine Hills was missing runaway, linked to human trafficking case

OPD told Channel 9 that officers later tracked down the Mercedes-Benz but didn’t say whether the car was linked to the shooting itself.

It’s also not clear if police have arrested anyone in relation to the case.

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

READ: Arrest made in fatal shooting of a 62-year-old Orange County woman

Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, click here to download the WFTV Now app for your smart TV and click here to stream Channel 9 Eyewitness News live.

Comments on this article