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Jaitoryon McNair, 16, shot in Sanford drive-by || Sanford News

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Jaitoryon McNair, 16, shot in Sanford drive-by || Sanford News

Sanford News

Sanford, FL – A 16-year-old boy named Jaitoryon McNair was killed in a drive-by shooting Tuesday evening in Sanford, police said.

Sanford police said the shooting killed Jatorian McNair, which was reported around 6:35 p.m. In the 200 block of Hayes Drive, west of French Avenue and north of H E Thomas Parkway.

Police said officers responded to a 911 call and found McNair suffering multiple gunshot wounds in the front courtyard of a home.

Police said McNair was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said it appeared several shots were fired from a black, four-door sedan (pictured below), which turned west at Anderson Circle and fled the area.

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According to Sanford Police spokeswoman Bianca Gillette, the victim and shooter knew each other, who said it was an isolated incident.

“We’re hoping someone sees the vehicle leave the area,” Gillette said.

According to Seminole County Public Schools, McNair attended Oviedo High School, which has counselors available to students.

Anyone with information about the shooting or vehicle is asked to call the Sanford Police Department or the crime line at 800 423-TIPS.

Stay tuned for Sanford News.

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Written by Nandeen Yanes

The Central Florida girl grew up in Leesburg, Florida. She cheered for the Gators while at the University of Florida, and continues to love all things orange and blue

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