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Polk County Sheriff’s Detectives are seeking information about an injured person, which occurred on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at a “Chunky Sunday” event on located at 2671 Richardson Road in Gordonville.

At approximately 8:45 p.m., the victim, who was attending the event, heard approximately six gunshots near the basketball courts from an unknown type of firearm. As he was fleeing the area, he felt a stray bullet strike the rear of his left leg. The victim was then transported to the Winter Haven Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Contact was made with additional witnesses who advised they also heard between six and eight gunshots during the event.

If anyone has information about how this injury occurred, they are urged to contact Heartland Crime Stoppers.


Anyone with information who wants to REMAIN ANONYMOUS and be eligible for a CASH REWARD is asked to call HEARTLAND CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-226-TIPS or log onto to submit your tip via the web. For a secure and password protected mobile app for your smart device, go to the app store and download the free “P3tips” mobile app. No caller ID, no recorded lines, no tracking cookies, no saved IP addresses. Anonymity is Guaranteed!!

Media Contact:
Eleazer, Carrie
                                                Date: 6/2/2014