Our neighborhood has had some problems, in the past, where police were called, but nothing as serious as this, to my knowledge. Sometimes, I really wonder if we should move away from here, but I wouldn’t know where to go, that is safe. I feel sorry for the students who do try to learn in this chaotic culture of gun violence happening everywhere. According to the victim, a male armed with a handgun demanded her purse and car keys. The victim was able to provide a description of the van to Apopka police, who in turn located the van at a residence on Conure Street and Swallow Court.
The person who was injured was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition, police said. There was a basketball game at the school earlier Friday evening. However, it is not known if it was connected to the shooting. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said the shooting at Wekiva High School near Apopka was not an active shooter incident. 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. Orange County sheriff’s deputies responded to Grimke Avenue in Apopka Thursday after a man was shot.
The department said the victim told officers the person who shot them was in a light blue van with damage to the driver’s side of the vehicle. The 16-year-old boy was arrested and has been charged with attempted homicide during commission of felony, robbery with a firearm, aggravated battery with a firearm, and grand theft of a firearm. Apopka police responded to a shooting around 1 p.m.
According to the victim, a male, armed with a handgun, demanded her purse and car keys. Despite complying, the suspect shot her, and then fled the scene in a van. Visit the Shoot Straight Apopkagun store, featuring a handgun and rifle firing range.
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One person was injured in a shooting near Apopka High School Friday afternoon, prompting a lockdown on the campus, police said. Orange County deputies are searching for a man suspected of killing a woman and injuring a man in a shooting near shooting in newington the Florida Mall last week. Apopka police arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection to a shooting during a robbery early Friday afternoon. Eyewitness News learned the father of the shooter took the boy from the scene and they are now missing.