Teen shot in leg near Winter Garden gas station

Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Office are investigating after a teenager was found shot in the leg. It happened off of West Colonial Drive in Winter Garden.  Deputies were called out for the shooting around 5 p.m. Thursday evening. Investigators say a 17-year-old man was shot and transported to the hospital.

Deputies taped off an area of the parking lot between a 7-Eleven gas station and another store. Detectives seem to be concentrated on a car that was at the scene, but at this point, they will not confirm if the vehicle is connected to the shooting.  Crime scene investigators are combing the area for clues. So far, deputies have not said if they are looking for any specific suspects. Deputies also have not identified the victim in the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS (8477).