Lake Wales, Florida – The Lake Wales Police Department is currently on scene of a shooting inSeminole Ave. near Martin Luther King Blvd. According to Deputy Chief, David Black, multiple people were shot Sunday afternoon. “The public is safe at this time” per the Deputy Chief. However one person has been killed. We are aware of at least one helicopter medical evacuation occurred.
The shooting took place around 1:50pm on Sunday afternoon. The scene currently is taped off, and within a few feet children were playing on a blow up slide.
This is an active investigation and more information will be released as it becomes available.