24-Year-Old Man Dies In Lake Alfred Shooting, Polk County Sheriff Identifies 2 Suspects

POLK COUNTY, Fla. – Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating an overnight shooting.

Homicide detectives from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are assisting Lake Alfred Police Department in the investigation of a fatal shooting in Lake Alfred that occurred around midnight Sunday, May 2, 2021.

The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Jean Carlos “Felix” Colon.

Investigators say, there were several witnesses at the scene, and two shooters have been identified; all of whom have been cooperating in the investigation.

The Victim, 24-year-old Jean Carlos “Felix” Colon

“Detectives have been speaking with everyone at the scene, but unfortunately, not everyone’s story is the same. We know that this started as a disturbance which led to at least two shots being fired, and we have been talking to the two men who fired those shots. We still have a lot of investigating to do in order to sort it all out,” said Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd.

The two men who fired shots are expected to be charged with carrying a concealed firearm and tampering with evidence.

As the investigation continues, additional charges are possible.


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