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Downtown Orlando shooting: 7 hurt after fight ends with gunfire, police say

ORLANDO, Fla. - Seven people are hurt after someone began shooting during a large fight in downtown Orlando early Sunday, according to police. The Orlando Police Department said the shooting happened at 2 a.m. in the area of Wall Street Plaza – a complex of bars, restaurants and nightclubs – near South Orange Avenue, as the venues were closing. Police said it appears the victims were grazed by bullets.

All are being treated at local hospitals.The extent of the victims' injuries was not immediately known, but all were reportedly in stable condition.FOX 35 Viewer Blake Handibode captured the moments following a shooting that left seven people hurt in downtown Orlando early Sunday.Authorities do not have information regarding a suspect at this time.Investigators are working with businesses in the area to see if the incident was captured on surveillance video.MORE HEADLINES:Investigators are working to learn who began shooting during a fight in downtown Orlando Sunday morning.  Officers are also asking any potential witnesses to call OPD at 911 or contact Crimeline to provide an anonymous tip by texting or dialing **8477(TIPS)."The Orlando Police Department is committed to ensuring the safety of our residents, businesses, and visitors. We have increased safety measures and resources in the area and are already looking at increasing those resources and security measures further," the department said in a statement. The shooting is the first major incident to happen since Eric Smith assumed the role as police chief following Orlando Rolón's retirement Friday.

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