Shooting At ‘Greek Ghetto’ Near UCFCrime, News, UCF Greek Life — By Jacob Sadowsky on October 25, 2012 at 9:52 pm Tweet
UPDATE: Reports from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department say 3 armed men invaded a home on Kayyaam Ave. near UCF at 8:15pm. It ended when the home invasion victim turned the tables, taking out his own weapon, and shooting the suspect.
The report states: “The victim retrieved his own handgun and challenged the suspects. There was an exchange of gun fire between one of the victims and one of the suspects. A Hispanic male suspect was shot multiple times and the other two suspects jumped from a second story window and fled the scene on foot. The injured suspect was transported to ORMC where he is listed in critical but stable condition.”
A Sterling Apartment Complex manager issued a statement saying at no time was there a shooting at the Apartment complex, as previously reported to the IFC president. The area where the shooting happened, on Khayyam Ave., is a couple blocks behind Sterling Apartments, and is home to several off campus fraternity houses. It’s been known as the “Greek Ghetto” for decades.
We are hearing reports that there has been a shooting at the Greek Ghetto near UCF.
Mike Irene, President of IFC, told us he received reports of a shooting near UCF.
We are working to uncover more information.
Check back on this breaking news.