Winter Garden police respond to shooting

One juvenile was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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The Winter Garden Police Department responded to a call of a shooting just after midnight Sunday, Feb. 13.

The shooting took place near East Bay and 11th streets. When police arrived on the scene, they discovered a juvenile victim lying in the yrad of 1030 E. Bay St. with gunshot injuries. The individual was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to police, witnesses in the area said there were several individuals near the intersection when they heard multiple gunshots. No other victims were located, police said, and many individuals in the area were uncooperative with the investigation.

Crime scene investigators and detectives are attempting to identify a suspect at this time. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Detective Christopher Bertz at (407) 656-3636 or Crimeline at (800) 423-TIPS.



Amy Quesinberry

Community Editor Amy Quesinberry was born at the old West Orange Memorial Hospital and raised in Winter Garden. Aside from earning her journalism degree from the University of Georgia, she hasn’t strayed too far from her hometown and her three-mile bubble. She grew up reading The Winter Garden Times and knew in the eighth grade she wanted to write for her community newspaper. She has been part of the writing and editing team since 1990.

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