Suspect said he ‘didn’t know why’ he fired five or six rounds in the direction of three sheriff’s deputies and another person at 1:45 a.m.
Police say Raheem Bacon fired the first shot; Jamilah Johnson shot back in defense of her mother.
The incident is the sixth public shooting in Lakeland since January, marking a troubling uptick in gun violence.
Katoya Wallace, 46, who was shot at 2:30 a.m. while driving near Kathleen High School, may have been targeted.
Lake Gibson grad Raheem Bacon, 25, was a father of two, recorded with Motown Records and was the younger brother of former NBA player Dwayne Bacon.
There was a heavily attended event at the lounge Friday. Lakeland Police say a 23-year-old woman is in custody.
Police say the 27-year-old victim is in stable condition and the suspect is still at large in what ‘does not appear to be a random act.’
PCSO detectives say he tried to rob a McDonald’s employee and then fired three shots at bystanders who called 9-1-1.
The 19-, 14-, and 13-year-olds are all charged with attempted first-degree murder after a Lakeland police officer was shot Wednesday.
Both have non-life-threatening injuries after exchange of gunfire near Carrington Place apartments.