Early morning shooting claims life of Lakeland man
Williamson and a friend went to Ybor City on Saturday night. When they returned home to Lakeland they were shot by unknown assailants.
LAKELAND (FOX 13) -
Two men were shot early Sunday morning while returning home from a night in Ybor City.
Sean Anthony Williamson, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene. A second unidentified man drove himself to Lakeland Regional Medical Center where he underwent surgery.
The 29-year-old man's condition is not known. Investigators say he and Williamson worked together.
According to a Polk County Sheriff's Office report Williamson and a friend was pulling up to the deceased's residence on Swiss Dr. just after 4 a.m. when a dark-colored vehicle pulled up next to them.
The report states two men got out of the vehicle and fired several shots at both men. Deputies were dispatched to the scene after several shots fired calls came into the Polk SO Communication Center.
When they arrived they found Williamson lying in the roadway at the intersection of Swiss and Ponderosa drives.
Detectives are pursuing all leads in the case and no suspect description is available at this time. If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 863-298-6200 or if you wish to remain anonymous call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477.
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