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Shooting outside an Orlando high school football game leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

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A shooting outside a high school football game in the Orlando area left one person dead and two others injured Saturday night.

Orlando police said officers were working overtime at the Jones High School Athletic Complex for the Jones High School-Wekiva High School football game when they heard gunshots coming from the parking lot around 8:22 p.m.

When officers arrived at the lot north of the football field, they found two men with gunshot wounds.

One of the men died at the scene and the other was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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A Google Earth image shows the front of Jones High School in Orlando, Florida.
(Google Earth)

A couple of hours later, around 10:30 p.m., police were notified about a third victim of the shooting.

That person reportedly took himself to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Orlando Police Chief Eric Smith provides an update on the shooting near Jones High School Saturday night.

Orlando Police Chief Eric Smith provides an update on the shooting near Jones High School Saturday night.
(Orlando Police Department)

Police believe the shooting was due to an argument and that the people hit had attended the football game, according to FOX 35 Orlando.

Orlando police said four minors were taken into custody and one of those four was carrying a firearm. A possible suspect is also believed to be in custody.

It is not known if any of the people in custody are affiliated with any high schools.

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The shooting is under investigation.

This is a developing story.

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