LCPD responds to 3 gunfire incidents

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Three separate gunfire incidents since Saturday night resulted in one home being damaged in Lake City.

According to a Lake City Police Department (LCPD) press release, officers responded to the first call for reported gunfire on Saturday at 11:39 p.m. at NE Montana Street. The victim heard three or four rounds shot outside and noise inside their residence. Further investigation revealed one round that penetrated the home causing damage. Officers also found shell casings where the gunfire apparently originated.

On Monday at 12:50 a.m., officers were dispatched to NW Bascom Norris Drive at the Cedar Key Apartments for a report of gunfire. Upon arrival, officers found several subjects fighting in the apartment complex’s courtyard and two individuals were located and in need of medical assistance. The two injured individuals were provided medical assistance, but both refused to be evaluated by emergency responders. The injuries were not gunfire related.

Several witnesses provided officers with verbal statements but then refused to cooperate further. No evidence or damage was found.

The third report of gunfire occurred on Monday at 3:38 a.m. when officers were sent to NW Wayne Place at Wayne Place Apartments. Officers spoke with a complainant who heard several gunshots. Officers conducted a search and found shell casings and unfired rounds. No witnesses, damaged property or injuries were reported.

LCPD asks anyone who has information regarding these three incidents to call 386-752-4343.  

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