12-year-old boy shot in drive-by shooting

- A 12-year-old boy is recovering after being shot during a drive-by. The incident occurred Tuesday night at a home on Newlan Drive near Apopka Vineland Road in Orlando. 

Deputies say someone fired shots into a home hitting the 12-year-old boy. The boy was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital and is expected to be okay. 

Deputies need the public's help identifying the gunman.  Family members of the boy called 9-1-1 after several shots were fired. No one else in the home was hurt in the drive-by shooting. 

Deputies have not said if this home was targeted or why it was hit. 

The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night in the 7700 block of Newlan Drive. Deputies continue to investigate, but as of Wednesday morning they do not have any leads on the shooter. 

If you know anything call the Sheriff's office or Crimeline. Remember you can remain anonymous.

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