Lakeland Police detectives search for 32-year-old Quinton Lakeith Owens.

Lakeland Police search for a man they say is possibly connected to a Sunday night shooting in Webster Park that left one person dead.

Detectives are attempting to locate 32-year-old Quinton Lakeith Owens. They believe he may have information related to the case. Owens is described as 6’1″ and weighing approximately 250 pounds.

Police spokeswoman Robin Tillett said officers responded to the park in the 900 block of West Sixth Street just after 8 p.m. after receiving information about a shooting. They found a 46-year-old man in a vehicle suffering from bullet wounds.

Officers began performing life-saving measures, but the victim was declared dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Biko Duhaney at 863.834.5918 or

Or if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Heartland Crime Stoppers Florida:

  • Call 1-800-226 TIPS (8477)
  • From your cell phone, dial **TIPS
  • Or visit the website and click on “Submit A Tip”
  • Or download the free “P3tips” app on your smartphone or tablet.

Tipsters will always remain anonymous when sending a tip through Crime Stoppers and could be eligible for a cash reward if the information leads to an arrest.

The name of the victim is being withheld in accordance with Marsy’s Law.

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Kimberly C. Moore, who grew up in Lakeland, has been a print, broadcast and multimedia journalist for more than 30 years. Before coming to LkldNow in the spring of 2022, she was a reporter for four years with The Ledger, first covering Lakeland City Hall and then Polk County schools. She is the author of “Star Crossed: The Story of Astronaut Lisa Nowak," published by University Press of Florida. Reach her at or 863-272-9250.

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