POLK COUNTY, FL. – Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide detectives are seeking information about a homicide that occurred on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, on Acorn Court in Davenport.
The victim, 29-year-old Xavier Antonio Johnson of St. Petersburg, FL, was fatally shot during a drug transaction inside a home that he was renting via Air BNB.
“According to the investigation so far, Johnson and his associates had been selling marijuana from the house since April 8, 2022, when they took occupancy,” said PCSO
Around 8:30 p.m. on April 13th, unknown suspects went inside the house, and shot the victim. One of the suspects was carrying a gun.
A video from the house shows three unknown males carrying the victim out of the house, and detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify them.
Detectives would like to speak with these men.
If anyone has information about this investigation they are urged to contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200. If you have information and wish to remain anonymous, and be eligible for a CASH REWARD, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers in one of four ways:
- CALL 1-800-226 TIPS (8477)
- DIAL **TIPS from your cell phone
- VISIT the website www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com and click on “Submit A Tip,”
- DOWNLOAD the free “P3tips” app on your smartphone or tablet.