published: Thursday, August 16, 2012
HCSO looks for shooting suspect
Special to the News-Sun
AVON PARK -- Highlands County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred at Sierra's Bar, 2951U.S. 27 North, Avon Park at approximately 2:20 a.m. Thursday morning.
The incident occurred in the parking lot as a result of an altercation. An employee of the bar was shot during the disturbance and was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. At this time, detectives are looking for one black male suspect, however no further description is available.
Anyone with information on this incident may call the Highlands County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Unit, Detective Allison Singha-Smith, at 863-402-7274.
Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS(8477), contact us on the internet at www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com/. Anonymity is guaranteed.
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