Date: March 24, 2002 "For Immediate Release"
To: News Media
From: Sheriff Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Media Contact:

Aaron Flint, (863) 534-6377 or 502-8262 pager

Frostproof Homicide

At 1:30 a.m. this morning (Sunday, March 24, 2002) the Polk County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a shooting at 1221 Fort Meade Rd. in Frostproof. 

An altercation that occurred around midnight between two males escalated when one of the men shot the other. After shooting the victim (a Hispanic male) multiple times, the suspect fled from the scene.

Neither the victim or suspect have been identified by detectives at this point in the investigation.

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