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16-year-old airlifted to ORMC after Grand Island shooting

Cops: Neighbor in fear for life shoots teen he sees burglarizing home

A neighbor shot a 16-year-old who charged at him this afternoon after allegedly burglarizing a Grand Island home, according to a Lake County Sheriff's Office spokesman. The teenager was airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center. His condition was not immediately known. The shooting occurred at a home near Cavalier Court. The neighbor and his wife were taking a walk when they saw a youth toss a TV out the window of a nearby home. The man got a gun and confronted the teen, telling him to get on the ground, sheriff's Lt. John Herrell said. Instead, the teen charged at the neighbor, who then fired his weapon, Herrell said. The homeowner was at work at the time of the...

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