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Several dead in mass shooting at Orange County business, deputies say


ORLANDO, Fla. - Several people were killed Monday in a mass shooting at a business in Orange County, according to sheriff's officials.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office tweeted that there are "multiple fatalities" in a "tragic incident." It is not known, however, how many people were killed.

Sources told News 6 that the shooter, a disgruntled employee, is among the dead.

The shooting was reported around 8 a.m. at an industrial area on North Forsyth Road near Hanging Moss Road, northwest of Colonial Drive and State Road 417 in Orlando.

Authorities have not named the business, but a woman at the scene said her sister, who works at Fiamma, which makes awnings for RVs, called her and said her boss is dead. Shelley Adams said her sister, Sheila McIntyre, of Orlando, was taken with other witnesses to a nearby fire academy.

Officials said the situation has been contained and the scene has been "stabilized." No details about the victims or the shooter have been released.

Forsyth Road is closed from University and State Road 50.

Several law enforcement vehicles are at the scene, and K-9s are searching the area, News 6's Johny Fernandez reported.

A man who owns a nearby business told News 6 that he closed his shop for the day due to concern for his employees' safety.

Sources told News 6 that there is no terror link to the shooting

No other details are immediately known.

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