Carlos D Oquendo, 23

Leesburg, Florida
May 07, 2013

Agencies: Florida Department of Law Enforcement FDLE | Leesburg Police Department Florida

Cause of death: Shooting

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Last updated: almost 6 years ago


Gunfire rattled a modest neighborhood Tuesday 5/7 near Venetian Gardens where a man was fatally shot by a Leesburg police officer.

Carlos D. Oquendo, 23, of Leesburg, identified by police as a suspect, was shot by police shortly after 11 a.m. and airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center, according to authorities. He died a short time later, police Capt. Rob Hicks said.