Reported Shooting on Magnolia Boulevard

November 23, 2018

Reported shooting on Magnolia Boulevard

Media Contact: Makayla Chancey, PIO

The Hardee County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a reported shooting on Magnolia Boulevard in Wauchula, FL.

On Wednesday, November 21, 2018, Deputies responded to a reported shooting on Magnolia Boulevard in Wauchula. Once on scene, they spoke to witnesses who stated they were sitting at their dining room table when they heard a gunshot followed by a bullet landing on their kitchen floor. The area was searched and a bullet was found in the kitchen. A bullet hole was also identified in the exterior wall of the house while another bullet hole was detected on the interior wall located next to the kitchen area.

Witnesses stated they saw three unidentified black males in the area when they heard the gunshot. One male had an unknown object in his hand, which he then placed into a green SUV. Once witnesses announced they were contacting law enforcement, the green SUV left the scene.

No injuries have been reported and the Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the situation.