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Orlando downtown shooting: City to add ‘controlled entry’ checkpoints, mayor says

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer said the city will be implementing “controlled entry” checkpoints into the downtown area this weekend after a Sunday morning shooting left seven people injured. At a press conference Monday afternoon, Dyer said the checkpoints will be similar to a safety measure implemented during the holidays. The access points will have police dogs and a way to detect weapons, he said. “Incidents like this cannot and should not happen in our downtown,” the mayor said. Dyer did not have new information about the police investigation into the shooting but said the victi…

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