• UCF football player shot outside east Orange County bar

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    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A University of Central Florida football player is recovering after being shot outside of an east Orange County bar early Saturday morning.

    Defensive back Chris Williams, 20, was shot around 1 a.m. outside of King Tut's Lounge on Alafaya Trail, deputies said.

    Investigators said they believe a physical fight led up to the shooting.

    Williams was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.

    UCF officials confirmed that they're aware of the incident and said they were gathering more information.

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