This is very early stages, but Orlando, Florida NBC affiliate WESH is reporting that police and fire officials are investigating a shooting at WWE's Performance Center.
Orange co sheriff's office working a shooting outside the WWE/wrestling performance center pic.twitter.com/tqMmQu1SXB— Michelle Meredith (@MichelleWESH) August 31, 2015
An ambulance was to 5055 Forsyth Commerce Road, which is the phyical address for the Performance Center at approximately 1:45 p.m. One person was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center for treatment of a gunshot wound according to Orange County Fire Rescue officials.
UPDATE: Another Orlando station, WKMG, adds that the gunshot victim is male.
UPDATE 2: WFTV 9 says that the man was shot by a deputy, and that he had been removed from the Performance Center in the past. WESH says that police were responding to a trespassing call.
Witness: "this guy was crazy. He was here a few days ago and arrested. I guess he came back!" #breaking #WWE pic.twitter.com/rFkOwOlK76— Shannon Butler (@SButlerWFTV) August 31, 2015
UPDATE 3: Orange County sheriff press conference reveals that the gunshot victim was a knife-wielding man obsessed with a female performer. He had three previous interactions with police.
Sheriff: man shot by deputy was obsessed with female wwe wrestler. #BREAKING #wftv— Shannon Butler (@SButlerWFTV) August 31, 2015
Sheriff: report came in as armed with knife. Man charged deputy. One shot fired. Man is in surgery. #WFTVat4 #breaking— Shannon Butler (@SButlerWFTV) August 31, 2015
Sheriff: we have encountered this man 3 times. #WFTV— Shannon Butler (@SButlerWFTV) August 31, 2015
More as we have it. For Triple H's official comment on the matter, click here.