No charges expected for man who shot father during child exchange, deputies say

in Polk County News & Events


POLK COUNTY, Fla. – Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said he does not anticipate any charges to be filed against the man who shot a father Thursday during a child exchange dispute in Lakeland.

The Sheriff’s Office said around 12:15 p.m. on Thursday dispatchers received a call from a Lakeland man who said he had just shot his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend.

The caller told dispatchers the ex-boyfriend was fighting his way into his Ewell Road home, according to the Sheriff’s Office.