Police in north Orlando hear gunshots, find man dead

Orange County Sheriff’s Office deputies found one man dead after they heard gunshots and responded to a community in north Orlando on Friday.

According to OCSO, deputies were near Magnolia Homes Road in Orlando around 12:15 p.m. today when they heard gunshots.

Upon arriving on the scene shortly thereafter, police located a man in his 20s who had been shot.

The man, who has not been identified by police, was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Sheriff’s office detectives says the incident was not a random act and that they are currently in the early stages of their investigation.

If you have any information regarding this homicide, contact the Central Florida Crimeline at 800-423-8477.

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