Orlando Pool Hall Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 6 Injured

Orlando pool hall shooting leaves one dead (Photo by WOFL FOX 35)
Orlando pool hall shooting leaves one dead (Photo by WOFL FOX 35)

ORLANDO – An Orlando pool hall shooting left one man dead and six others injured. Police are still investigating the early Saturday morning shooting in Orlando in what investigators say was a drive-by.

Patrons, of the Chill Games Room pool hall located on Columbia Street, were exiting the establishment around 3:30 a.m. when shots came out of nowhere.

Dwayne Antoine Stuart, 37, a father of five died, and six others were injured. Stuart, a construction worker, was at the pool hall with his brother, nephew, and friends.

Five people were seriously injured, and received treatment at the Orlando Regional Medical Center, two have been released, three are in stable condition, and another critically wounded underwent surgery.

A man who works at the pool hall, whose brother was injured, said that he heard 20 to 30 shots fired and saw people screaming and running.

While investigating the scene, detectives closed all lanes of Columbia Street from Bruton Boulevard to Mable Butler Avenue, which was a third of a mile.

Please contact the Orlando Police Department if you have any information 800-423-TIPS.

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Tina Hodges moved to Sebastian with her family in 1980 and has lived in the area ever since. After graduating from Sebastian River High School, she studied at Indian River Community College. Tina worked at Dooney & Bourke for many years before she became a full-time travel writer. Tina joined Sebastian Daily in 2016.
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