“We have identified seven suspects – five are in custody,” said Sheriff Grady Judd. “All of the suspects responsible for this senseless act of violence will go to jail. Our detectives are working around the clock - this investigation isn’t over.”
14-year-old Kendall Wainwright DOB 6/11/98, 1050 Atlantic Road, Lakeland
13-year-old Davion Smith, “Day Day” DOB 1/3/99, 707 Powder Horn Row, Lakeland
Arrested and Charged with Armed Robbery and Attempted Murder are:
18-year-old Bernando Copeland DOB 10/18/94, 1050 Atlantic Road, Lakeland
17-year-old Khalid Preston DOB 9/21/95, 5848 Daughtery Downs Loop, Lakeland
15-year-old Dante Morris DOB 4/27/97, 3215 Baird Avenue, Lakeland
16-year-old Ladarius Johnson DOB 1/29/96, 2025 W. Patterson Street, Lakeland
16-year-old Dwight Martin DOB 08/06/96, 1710 Kendrick Lane, Lakeland
As reported earlier;
Saturday morning, November 24, 2012, six young black males were present when a 79 year old grandfather was shot at the Lakeland Farmer’s Market at 2701 Swindell Road in Lakeland. The shooting occurred around 7:45 a.m. The 79-year-old victim is still being treated in the hospital; he is in stable condition.
This investigation is on-going.