3 Dead, 1 Hospitalized in Lakeland Shooting

Authorities are investigating after three people were killed and a fourth was hospitalized with a gunshot to the face in a shooting at a home in Lakeland Wednesday morning.

The shooting happened at a home on East Magnolia Drive in the Combee area of Lakeland, about 30 miles west of Tampa, Polk County Sheriff's Office officials said.

Deputies responding to a call of a shooting at the home found two women and a man dead, officials said. Another man was taken to a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound to his face.

Authorities haven't identified the victims or said what may have led to the shooting. There is an active and ongoing investigation, officials said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's office at 863-298-6200.

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