Skip to comments.Gun battle among cars near Orlando tourist district leaves 5 wounded
Posted on 12/31/2017 9:15:56 AM PST by Strac6
Five people were shot Sunday morning and Interstate 4 was shut down in what at witnesses said was a running gun battle between several cars near the tourist district, Orlando police said.
Officers arrived at Kirkman Road north of International Drive shortly before 2:30 a.m. and found a man shot in the face in critical but stable condition, Lt. Jonathan Bigelow said in a statement.
A witness said people in two cars were shooting at each other while driving northbound on Kirkman, a road that cuts through the northern part of the tourist district.
Several rifle and handgun casings were found on the road, police said.
A short time later, two more victims arrived at a local hospital with gunshot wounds, one of whom was airlifted to another hospital in critical but stable condition while the other was listed in stable condition, police said.
One car was shot through the window with no victims, police said, while another was found riddled with bullets with numerous men still inside.
Inside one of the cars, police said, officers recovered a handgun and a rifle, while another handgun was found in the middle of I-4. Several rifle and handgun shell casings were also found on I-4.
More witnesses described two vehicles shooting back and forth at one another, police said.
Donnie Portillo said he was driving with his family back to New Jersey when their car was hit by gunfire.
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I’ve been there many times, but never at 2:30 am. Looks like that’s a bad time to be out just about anywhere.
Feliz Navidad Chingaleras!
Just a bunch of folks competing to be first in line at Disney World.
Can you use that word here?
It appears that we've achieved yet another advancement in autonomous vehicle technology.
.....good thing they all have Odungocare....
Yeah but you have to buy the whole upgrade option package.
“Merely a dispute between two armed factions...” /s
A Florida friend describes Orlando as turned into a hell hole.
Man, used to be a gem.
“It appears that we’ve achieved yet another advancement in autonomous vehicle technology.”
I want one!
Damn those Amish.. is nowhere safe? Oh wait,, they weren’t in buggies, huh?
probably an unsignaled lane change or misdirected middle finger from some local NRA members driving around late at night on ‘patrol’ maybe.
as most would suspect.. a couple car loads of gangbangers out for a joyshoot.
You make the call.
“The negroes in the forest, brightly feathered. ..”
Orlando....a good place to sell ammo..
>>>It appears that we’ve achieved yet another advancement in autonomous vehicle technology<<<
They will find that those Cars were designed by a fellow only known as “Q”. I wonder if one of those Cars was an Aston Martin.
Robot-Ride Road Rage!
A reasonably good command of the English language has clearly not been a requirement for a position as a journalist for quite some time.
Maybe just some friendly kidding around between two groups of aspiring rappers.
Is this anything like the LA Freeway on the Equinox?
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