Orange County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred about a mile from UCF’s main campus Thursday morning.
Deputies responded to a 911 emergency with shots fired just after midnight, according to a news release.
According to the statement, OCSO Deputies responded to 3572 Aristotle Ave, which is just 600 feet from the off-campus apartment complex The Marquee and less than a mile from UCF’s main campus.
Luis Jediel Aviles Rodriguez, a 17-year-old male, was found lying on the ground with a gunshot wound. The release states he was transported to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
UCF Police Department spokeswoman Courtney Gilmartin said the victim is not a UCF student.
Deputies said in the statement the suspect, or suspects, are unknown and still at large, and the investigation is still ongoing.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.