The 21-year-old suspect fled after detectives tried to serve a warrant and hijacked a car after his truck was stopped, officials said.
Detectives have identified at least one suspect among the four men in the car that shots were fired from, the chief says.
Two suffered critical injuries; the other eight had wounds considered non-life-threatening.
Police found no evidence of threats made against students or staff,
Chief Sam Taylor said.
The 35-year-old Wauchula woman and her two young sons were found dead in her submerged car.
The husband, who was on pretrial release on domestic violence charges, was under orders to stay away from his wife.
Father charged with reckless driving, assault on a law enforcement officer, and leaving the scene of a crash with property damage.
Lakeland Police say they are looking for the suspect or suspects who shot to death a 17-year-old male Saturday night.
Cheryl Williams, a 46-year-old convicted felon who spent nine years in prison on a drug trafficking conviction, is now charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy Blane Lane, 21.
Just before 2:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, four Polk County Sheriff‘s deputies drove up to a weather-beaten mobile home off Foxtown South Road in a rural area west of Polk City with an arrest warrant for 46-year-old Cheryl Williams for failure to appear on felony charges of possession of methamphetamine.