Man killed in Apopka-area shooting identified

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The Orange County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man killed in a shooting Tuesday night near Apopka.

In an unsigned statement, the agency said deputies responded to East G.H. Washington Street and South Central Avenue, south of Orange Blossom Trail near Lake Apopka, about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

They found a man identified Tuesday as 26-year-old Elishua James Johnson, who had been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The agency said it has no information about suspects.

Anyone with information can call Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477. A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

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