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Winter Haven teen shot near Garden Center

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Winter Haven Police are currently investigating an overnight shooting that resulted in a 17-year-old male, being airlifted to a local hospital.

On Friday night, at approximately 1:18 a.m., officers were in the area of the Winter Haven Garden Center located at 715 3rd St., NW, where large crowds had gathered outside after an event at the facility.

Police say, as officers approached to disburse the crowd, gunshots were heard.  17-year-old Terrance Tyrone was struck in the upper body in the parking lot of the Winter Haven Senior Center, which is directly across from the Garden Center.

The teen was airlifted to Lakeland Regional Medical Center where he is currently listed in serious, but stable condition.

Police continue to investigate.

Anyone who has information about this shooting is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477). Callers can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH reward.

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