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Published On: Wed, Dec 12th, 2012

Anthony Williamson, Horace Scott, two Lakeland Florida men killed separate shootings

Two men are dead, one is clinging to life, after two possibly unrelated shootings in Lakeland, Florida.

photo/Alan Cleaver

Homicide investigators with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office a shooting occurred at 4:20 a.m. Sunday morning leaving Anthony Williamson, age 23, dead in the street and his friend undergoing surgery after being shot.

The pair had been “partying” at nearby Ybor City, returned home when a car pulled up blocking in the pair, got out and fired several shots at both victims.

In similar fashion on Tuesday, Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to scene where Horace Scott was discovered face down and dead from gunfire in his front lawn.

Scott, age 66, was killed by 2 to 3 black males who fired several shots from an unknown type of handgun, killing him.  The suspects then fled on foot south from the scene. 

Lakeland police are seeking information in both shootings.

Anyone with information about the shooting or the shooters is asked to call the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at (863) 298-6200.

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