Police carry out checkpoints as 7 individuals are shot in downtown Orlando capturing

A new security plan is being worked on in downtown Orlando after a gunman still in the shooting wounded seven people over the weekend. The owner and some of the people who frequent the city center are shaken. While they’re trying to hope for the best, they told WESH 2 that the new controlled entry points coming downtown soon doesn’t really make them any less worried about safety. Police said there was an altercation Sunday morning, and then someone opened fire, injuring seven people. “It’s heartbreaking as a business owner and as a GM, you have employees here, you have customers here,” said Albatros Rexha, co-owner of Cucina Pizza & Bar. , co-owner of Cucina Pizza & Bar, says. it’s scary, especially with the false alarm happening on July 4th, that’s one thing because I was here, but since I wasn’t here and it was a real shooting, it was worth it. a lot more scared because I at least want to try Rexha,” said Georgia mayor Buddy Dyer, who said people could see changes to downtown as soon as next weekend. “One of the measures that we are going to take immediately is to expand our immigration control program,” Dyer said. to walk downtown on weekends along Orange Avenue and Washington to Pine Streets. The mayor says there will be more officers, K9s and a voluntary weapons test. Those without a concealed carry permit will have their weapons taken. “I mean, if I could make it a no-gun zone, I’d do it. But you know that state legislatures have grasped the ability of cities to be able to regulate where can bring in a gun,” said Dyer. “So it didn’t really make me feel any other way,” said resident Chelsea Walker. now have 100 per cent certainty of safety,” Rexha said. The gunman remains loose. Orlando police are still asking for the public’s help in their investigation.On Monday, the department posted a link where people can submit photos and videos.

A new security plan is being worked on in downtown Orlando after a gunman still in siege shot and wounded seven people over the weekend.

The shooting happened around 2 a.m. Sunday as people were out at bars and restaurants on Wall Street Plaza and South Orange Avenue.

A business owner and several people who regularly go downtown are shaken.

While they’re trying to hope for the best, they told WESH 2 that the new controlled entry points coming downtown soon doesn’t really make them any less worried about safety.

Police said there was an altercation Sunday morning, and then someone opened fire, injuring seven people.

“It is painful as a business owner and as a GM, you have employees here, you have customers here,” said Albatros Rexha, co-owner of Cucina Pizza & Bar. Albatros Rexha, co-owner of Cucina Pizza & Bar.

Rexha was out of town when his business partner called him frantically.

“I mean it’s horrifying, especially with the false alarm happening on July 4th, that’s one thing because I was here, but because I wasn’t here and it was a real shooting. , which is a lot scarier because I like to at least try to take some responsibility and control,” says Rexha.

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer says people could see changes to downtown as soon as next weekend.

“One of the measures that we will take immediately is to expand our immigration control program,” Dyer said.

It is similar to what the city has tried during holidays and major events.

A map showing the six immigration checkpoints people have to walk through downtown on weekends along Orange Avenue and the Washington to Pine roads.

The mayor says there will be more officers, K9s and a voluntary weapons test.

Those who do not have a concealed carry permit will be disarmed.

“I mean, if I could make it a no-gun zone, I would. But you know that state legislatures have taken advantage of the ability of cities to be able to regulate where there are can bring a gun in,” Dyer said.

“For me, most people who carry stuff are concealed to carry, especially in Florida. So it didn’t really make me feel any other way,” said resident Chelsea Walker.

“I feel like it would at least deter a certain percentage of people where all you can hope for is progress. You know you hope for progress, but you won’t. never get 100% certainty of safety,” Rexha said. Get out of here, buddy. “

The shooter is still loose. Orlando police are still asking for the public’s help in their investigation. On Monday, set posted a link where people can send photos and videos.

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