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3 hurt after deputy-involved shooting at Orange County hotel

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Three people were hospitalized after a deputy-involved shooting in Orange County.

3:15 p.m. update:

Orange County deputies said three people were hospitalized after a deputy-involved shooting Saturday afternoon.


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Deputies said they responded around 12:30 p.m. to the Heritage Hotel on Orange Blossom Trail.

Investigators said that when they arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.


While on the scene, a man with a gun came over to the deputies and a confrontation occurred, deputies said.

The deputies said they were forced to shoot the man with the gun.


Soon after the deputy-involved shooting, another man who was shot was found at the scene, officials said.

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All three of the people shot were taken to a hospital for treatment.


Channel 9 is at the scene and will provide live updates on Eyewitness News.

Original report:

Orange County deputies are warning residents about an incident on South Orange Blossom Trail on Saturday.

Deputies said there is an “active crime scene” in the area of 7900 block of South Orange Blossom Trail, but did not give an exact location.


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Officials said residents are asked to avoid the area due to possible traffic backups.

No other details were released by law enforcement.


Channel 9 has a crew working to gather more details and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.


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