Shooting Investigation

11 People Shot In Drive By

UPDATE 1/31/23 

LAKELAND, FL (January 31, 2023) - Chief Taylor will provide an update on the shooting investigation at 11:00 AM today at the Lakeland Police Department, 219 N. Massachusetts Ave. 

Please email if you plan to attend. The update will also be streamed on the LakelandPD Facebook page for those who cannot attend.


LAKELAND, FL (January 30, 2023) - The Lakeland Police Department continues to seek information related to a shooting that took place at approximately 3:43 p.m. on Monday, January 30, 2023 near the 900 block of N Iowa Avenue. In partnership with Heartland Crime Stoppers Florida, a reward of up to $5,000 is being offered to anyone with information that leads to the identification and arrest of the suspects involved.

To remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers Florida:

Call 1-800-226 TIPS (8477)

From your cell phone, dial **TIPS

Or visit the website and click on "Submit A Tip,"

Or download the free "P3tips" app on your smartphone or tablet.

Tipsters will always remain anonymous when sending a tip through Crime Stoppers.

LAKELAND, FL (January 30, 2023) - Officers and Detectives with the Lakeland Police Department are currently investigating a shooting investigation involving multiple victims. Officers were called to the location near Iowa Avenue North and Plum Street at approximately 3:43 p.m. today. At this time we believe there are nine victims, two with critical injuries and seven with non-life-threatening injuries.

Posted by Police Department on 30 Jan 2023

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