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Police confirm “multiple fatalities” after a shooter opened fire at a Florida business WTFV/TWITTER
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Law enforcement authorities said there were “multiple fatalities” following a Monday morning shooting in an industrial area near Orlando.

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On its official Twitter account Monday morning, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said the “situation” has been contained. They said Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings will make a statement “as soon as info is accurate.”

The sheriff’s office reported the situation is “contained,” meaning there is no longer an active shooter. The shooting was reported about 8 a.m. Monday.

Authorities closed the road near the scene and have urged motorists to “use caution.” A media staging area has been set up near the scene.

Local news outlets reported that several Orange County Fire and Rescue vehicles were seen leaving the scene. A large police presence remains.

No further details were immediately available.

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