WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Police are investigating two shootings in Winter Haven.
Officers say they happened Wednesday around the same area, but detectives are still trying to piece everything together.
Police say officers responded to Palmetto Avenue Northwest for the first shooting a little after noon and found a victim with a wound to his side and torso. His injuries were not thought of as life-threatening.
Police are still looking for the shooter.
Just after 1 p.m., police announced they were investigating a second shooting in the same area.
Officers heard shots from behind another building on Palmetto Avenue at 2nd Street. Officer say the second witness had a significant wound to his neck and rendered aid to the victim. He later died and has been identified as Cody Hunt.
Witnesses pointed officers in the direction of where a person was seen running from the scene.
Officer say they chased and caught the suspect from the second shooting. Investigators aren't sure if the first victim was the intended target or if it was random.
Officers aren't sure if the person in custody is the same person involved in the first shooting.
Police continue to investigate.
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