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Sunday, April 14, 2024

Leesburg man shot in the neck while driving past gun battle outside minimart

A 50-year-old Leesburg motorist was shot in the neck Monday after being caught in the crossfire of a gun battle at a minimart near Carver Middle School.

A Leesburg motorist was shot in the neck early Monday afternoon as he drove past Tyler’s Market on Griffin Road.

The man was driving down Griffin Road at about 12:30 p.m. when a gunfight broke out on the side of Tyler’s Market at the intersection of Tuskegee Street. Detectives from the Leesburg Police Department were able to view video surveillance of the shooting incident and determine that’s how the victim was injured.

The wounded man drove himself to the nearby Leesburg Fire Station 62 on Griffin Road, where he was treated by paramedics. He was then airlifted to an Orlando hospital in stable condition.

A Leesburg man who was shot in the neck early Monday afternoon stopped at Leesburg Fire Station 62, where he was treated by paramedics and then airlifted to an Orlando hospital.

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