Police are investigating a mass shooting that left nine people dead in Lakeland, Fla., on Monday afternoon.
lakeland Policemen department release a statement in its Twitter Police responded to reports of the shooting around 3:43 p.m. local time on Monday, it said. Police said a total of nine people were injured, two of the victims in serious condition.
Lakeland police will provide an update on the shooting at a media briefing at 7 p.m. ET, according to the announcement.
Angelina Salcedo with Tampa Bay’s WTSP-TV Report The shooting happened about two minutes away from the Lakeland Police Department.
This is a developing story. It will be updated as information becomes available.