1 person shot outside of Waffle House in Collier County

One person was taken to the hospital after a shooting Saturday morning outside a Waffle House, according to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office.

The shooting occurred around 2:30 a.m. at 3825 Tollhouse Drive, the sheriff’s office said.

A man was is in custody but so far no one has been charged with anything.

The victim was taken to the hospital but the condition of the person shot is unknown at this time.

An employee at that Waffle House said she came to work around 7 a.m. and saw the large scene outside and blood in the parking lot.

People who live nearby say normally this area is quiet.

“This morning I was driving to the airport and I saw like a bunch of police lights and I was like what the heck is going on because I’ve never seen that many police at Waffle House,” said Skylar Jordan. “That’s weird, like, it’s all caution taped off.”

“I live by here so I heard sirens but I didn’t know it was that deep. That’s crazy,” said Steffano Puccinelli said.

Susana Saldana said it’s terrifying that it happened so close to home.

“That’s really scary. There’s been a lot of things I’ve been hearing in Naples and it just blows my mind how much it’s gotten worse. I moved here because it was nice and quiet.”

Deputies say this is an active investigation. WINK News will update this story as information is made available.

Reporter:Breana Ross
Writer:Melissa Montoya
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