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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Two Men Shot In Lake Wales – Shooter Still At Large


On Wednesday November 16th at approximately 11:44 P.M., the Lake Wales Police Department responded to a shooting at the Garden Apartments located at 504 South 4th Street Lake Wales, FL. On arrival, police learned two men had been shot. A parked car along with an apartment were also hit with projectiles. Both victims were transported to the Lakeland Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. At this time, the shooter(s) have not been identified and the investigation is active.

A resident in the apartment complex told Lake Wales Daily “This community isn’t getting any better. Things are just getting worse out here.”.

If you have any information regarding this case, please contact Detective Petkevich at the Lake Wales Police Department at 863-678-4223. You can also remain anonymous by calling Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477). From your cell phone, you can dial **TIPS. Visit the website www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com and click on “Submit A Tip,”. Or download the free “P3tips” app on your smartphone or tablet.

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