4 shot, 1 dead in Polk County shooting

HAINES CITY, Fla. — Haines City police are looking for a person who shot four people, killing one of them.

Police said the shooting happened just before 9 p.m. Thursday on 15th Street near U.S. 17 North.

Officers said three men and a woman were shot and taken to a hospital. They said Oscar Lee Hendrix Jr., 36, of Haines City died in the shooting.

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It’s not known how the others are doing.

Police also said several bullets struck a home in the area, where a mother and children were inside.

Three cars were also hit.

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Police said they don’t have a suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Haines City Police Department at 863-421-3636. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers at 800-226-8477 (TIPS).

Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.