Shooting in Bartow leaves one dead

Bartow, Florida -- A fight between friends ended in gun fire and a death.

According to reports, on April 25, Apolinar Perez was at his home on Vine Street with a friend and two co-workers. Perez went to his room to get his firearm and scare the two co-workers. His friend, Binicio Gonzalez, saw what Perez was going to do and attempted to intervene.

Perez and Gonzalez began to tussle and the gun discharged, striking and ultimately killing Gonzalez.

The two subjects fled the area and have not yet been located.

Prosecutors of the State Attorney's Homicide Division were contacted regarding the investigation. This investigation is still active at this point.


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