Masked suspects kill one man, wound another in shooting

BARTOW, Fla. - Bartow police are investigating a double shooting that happened early Saturday morning.

Officers responded to Britts Lane at 3:45 a.m. to find two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds.

Tommy Johnson, 27, and Kenneth Thornton, 34, shot been shot, one more severely than the other.

Johnson was taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center where he died of his injuries. Thornton was also transported to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police believe two masked suspects were behind the shooting. The identity of the suspects, nor their motive has been identified at this time.





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