Collier County deputies investigating Wednesday shooting in Golden Gate

Reporter: Jennifer Morejon
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Authorities are investigating a shooting at the Alvista Golden Gate Apartments next to the Golden Gate Community Park in Collier County.

The shooting happened on Wednesday.

Collier County deputies are still searching for those responsible.

One woman hid behind bushes with her brother and uncle when the gunman opened fire. Her uncle was struck in the arm.

The trio were returning from the park when the shooting occurred.

Someone else was in her home with a baby when a bullet came in through the wall.

Those in the neighborhood are frightened.

Not many wanted to go on camera but they described the area as quiet.

Sandra Barl, a nearby resident, said she was nervous.

“We’ve never had that,” Barl said. “We’ve been here for like 25 years and we’ve never seen crime like there is now.”

Frank Angelillo said she was not bothered by the shooting.

“I have a permit carry so it doesn’t bother me too much but it’s surprising because this area is normally very quiet,” he said.

The investigation remains open. Anyone with information is asked to call the Collier County Sheriff’s Office.

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