Man Airlifted After Being Shot at Clermont Denny’s

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CLERMONT, Fla. – A man was airlifted to Central Florida Hospital after he was shot during an argument that occurred early Sunday morning according to deputies.

A Lake County Sheriff’s Office spokesman, Sgt. Fred Jones stated that deputies responded to Denny’s restaurant located at 25 Town Center Blvd. at approximately 6:11 am Sunday morning after receiving reports of a shooting.

Restaurant staff told deputies that two customers became engaged in an argument or physical confrontation inside the restaurant. During the altercation, the two customers went outside at which time one of the customers shot the other.

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The victim was airlifted to the hospital and his condition is currently unknown.

Deputies were unable to locate the suspect who fled the area after shooting the victim.

The incident is currently under investigation and no further details have been released. More information will be provided as soon as it is available.

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