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28 Yr Old Winter Haven Man Charged With 1st Degree Murder

A 28 year-old Winter Haven man has been charged with first degree murder after a confrontation Saturday.

On Saturday, May 7, 2022 at approximately 11 a.m., Winter Haven Police responded to the Abbey Lane Apartments (Evergreen Place, Winter Haven) where a male victim was discovered lying on the ground injured from apparent gunshot wounds. Life-saving measures were given and the victim was transported to Winter Haven Health where he was pronounced deceased.

Officers made contact with 28 year-old Christopher Edward Hill, Jr. (DOB 5/18/93, WOODHILL CT WINTER HAVEN, FL 33881) and he stated that he had been involved in a shooting. Hill claimed he was in fear after he was in an altercation with another male at his former girlfriend’s apartment. Hill was at the location to retrieve his children he shares with the woman.

Witnesses in the area told officers they saw Hill running after the victim while firing a handgun.

Hill was arrested and booked into the Polk County Jail charged with First Degree Murder.

As per Marsy’s Law, the victim is not being identified.

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