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Jul 27, 2022

PCSO investigating shootings of two teens; one victim deceased

Media Contact: Brian Bruchey, PIO

The Polk County Sheriff's Office Homicide Unit is investigating the fatal shooting of a 17-year old Davenport male, whose body was found near the roadway near Jennings Road and Jack Watkins Road in Haines City, on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at around 4:51 p.m.

Detectives believe the case is related to a non-fatal shooting of a 17-year old Winter Haven male that occurred on the 600 block of Lemon Street in Dundee, which was reported about 16-minutes earlier.

Detectives are working to find additional witnesses and evidence related to the shooting deaths. If anyone has any information, they are asked to call the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 863-298-6200. If they wish to remain anonymous and eligible for a reward, they can provide information to Heartland Crime Stoppers at 863-226-TIPS (8477).

This is an active, ongoing investigation---this is the only information being released at this time.