Sheriff: Suspect in Polk County mass shooting killed by Lakeland officer after carjacking woman

A man wanted in connection with a mass shooting in Polk County is dead after a carjacking and police chase.


Lakeland police said they were forced to shoot at 21-year-old Alex Greene after he carjacked a woman at a restaurant and drove toward officers.

Watch Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd’s full news conference here:

Deputies said Greene then crashed into a nearby business and later died at the hospital.

Original report: 11 injured in Lakeland shooting, suspects still at large, police say

Investigators believe Greene was among the four suspects who hurt 11 people in a drive-by shooting late last month.

Police are still looking for the other suspects.

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