Haines City, Florida – According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office a person was brought into the hospital suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The hospital was put on lockdown according to witnesses. The individual arrived in a white colored car and blood could be seen by witnesses all over the vehicle. At this time law enforcement is on scene and they have the situation under control. There is no immediate danger to patients, staff or visitors of the hospital.
According to Carrie Horstman, Public Information Officer with Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the person shot has not advised who or how he was shot.
According to a person at the hospital the lockdown that was instituted as has been lifted as of 8pm.