Orange: Man Found Shot Near Elementary School

07.24.2023 | 10:29 PM | ORANGE – A man was rushed to a hospital with a gunshot wound after being found shot near an elementary school in a quiet neighborhood, Monday night.

Officers responded to reports of a gunshot victim at the intersection of North Virage Street and East Gatesford Lane, near Prospect Elementary School, around 10:29 PM.

When authorities arrived they found an male adult suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso near a vehicle.

Medics treated the man on scene before rushing him to an area trauma center where he was said to have non-life-threatening injuries.

Police later determined that the incident was an apparent suicide attempt and have indicated there is no outstanding threat to the public.

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