Lake Wales, Florida – Earlier this evening multiple units of the Polk County Sheriffs Office, Polk County Fire Rescue & multiple helicopter medical evacuation units were staged at field near a situation in Golfview Park. The units were staged behind the Tire Barn in Lake Wales. The Daily Ridge is in contact with the Polk County Sheriffs Office for specifics on what exactly occurred.
According to multiple readers, who live in the area, gun shots were heard earlier this evening in the East Lake Wales neighborhood.
The Polk County Sheriffs Office is advising it appears to be some kind of accidental discharge of a firearm involving a father and his son. Minor arm injuries for both. There’s a language barrier & they are working through it. At this time no criminal charges.
We will update as soon as more information is confirmed.