Haines City Police Department Press Release
HAINES CITY, FL – On November 10, 2017, at approximately 1:19 pm officers with the Haines City Police Department responded to the area of 316 Railroad Avenue regarding a report of a shooting.
Officers arrived at the scene and made contact with three victims who suffered from gunshot wounds. Haines City Fire Rescue and Polk County EMS responded and subsequently transported the victims to local hospitals for further treatment. The victims are listed in stable conditions with non-life threatening injuries.
According to the victims, when they arrived at their residence, a black or grey vehicle pulled up, and an unknown passenger exited the vehicle and began shooting at them with an unknown type of firearm. The vehicle then left the scene, last seen driving South on Railroad Avenue.
Although the victims are currently uncooperative, the investigation thus far has revealed the victims were targeted. Polk County Sheriff’s Office is assisting in this investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Haines City Police Department.
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