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Deputies: 1 killed, several shot at Father's Day event

Posted at 10:02 AM, Jun 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-21 10:02:12-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Sheriff's officials say one person was killed and several others were wounded during a shooting at an annual Father’s Day event in central Florida.

The shooting happened around 8 p.m. Sunday at Royal Park in Wildwood. Sumter County Sheriff’s officials said a suspect is in custody.

No additional details were available early Monday. T

he names of those wounded in the shooting were not released, and their conditions were not available.

Wildwood is northwest of Orlando, near the intersection of Interstate 75 and Florida’s Turnpike.