The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deputy-involved shooting that happened Sunday evening in Lakeland.
Investigators say a deputy made a traffic stop on Daughtery Road near Pearce Road just before 8:00 p.m. The suspect, identified as Shannon Baxley, 40, refused to comply with the deputy's demand to step out of the vehicle, hit the deputy with his car, flipping the deputy onto the hood of his patrol car, and fled. … More
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