Deadly shooting under investigation in Orange County

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A homicide investigation is underway after a man was shot dead in Orlando, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.


Deputies around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday responded to the 1800 block of Baywood Avenue in Orlando for reports of a shooting.

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When deputies arrived, they found a man in his 20s who had been shot. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, deputies said.

The sheriff’s office identified the victim Wednesday as 23-year-old Dean Mitchell. They still haven’t released any information on a possible suspect.

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The sheriff’s office is asking anyone with information on the case- no matter how trivial it may seem-to call Crimeline at 800-423-8477.

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