LAKELAND, Florida – On October 9, 2016, the Lakeland Police Department responded to 1315 W 14th Street at approximately 4:34 a.m., in reference to reports of shots fired. Responding officers discovered the victim, Jean Makenson Deroche, 21 years of age, lying in the parking lot adjacent to his vehicle. Deroche had been shot multiple times. He was transported to Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.
Detectives have no suspects at this time and will be clearing the scene shortly. This is an ongoing investigation.