The Lakeland Police Department Violent Crimes Unit is investigating a homicide that occurred at Artillery Motor Sports, 3609 Century Boulevard in Lakeland, Florida. The victim, Steven Schelmety, 32 years old, was pronounced deceased just inside Artillery Motor Sports. Schelmety had been shot and died from his wounds. The name of the second subject shot and listed in critical condition is exempt as a witness to a murder.
The investigation is still ongoing at this time and no additional details will be released.
The attached photo is a vehicle of interest. Anyone with information can contact Detective Tim McDonald at (863)834-8955 or [email protected].
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Lakeland, Florida – The Lakeland Police are currently investigating a late night shooting on Century Blvd. in Lakeland. One victim was killed a second victim was critically injured.
According to Gary Gross, Public Information Officer with the Lakeland Police Department, officers were called out to 3605 Century Blvd. in Lakeland around 11:35pm.
It appears that two victims were shot. One victim was killed at the scene and a second victim is in critical condition at a local hospital.
The investigation into the identity of the shooter and any motives is still on going.
This is a developing story and we will update as more information becomes available.