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Crime & Courts

Lakeland man on probation fatally shot


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A Lakeland man was fatally shot in the head Thursday, and Polk County sheriff’s detectives said they are investigating the death as a homicide.

Davonte Lewis, 21, was at 5634 Cherry Wood Circle when he was shot about 2:20 p.m. Thursday, detectives said.

Lewis had been on felony probation since November 2010 after serving a two-year sentence for attempted murder in Marion County, according to state Department of Correction records.

No other details were released.

Anyone with information was asked to contact Detective Jason McPherson at (863) 298-6379. To remain

anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477) or online at www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com.

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