A Florida sheriff said a man shot dead a 22-year-old and wounded two others when they came to his home to discuss a dog.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said investigators were still questioning witnesses who gave “conflicting and incomplete” accounts of what happened Monday night at the Fort Meade home in central Florida.
But preliminary information indicates the three men knocked on the door of 48-year-old Charles Peddycoart and “a fight over a dog” escalated to Peddycoart shooting, the sheriff said at a news conference. The point of killing these three people.
Tyree McDonald of Teconsa died at the scene, and Calvin Johnson, 30, and Edwin Burgess, 18, underwent surgery for gunshot wounds to their upper bodies.
Judd said Peddycoart was questioned by investigators.
Charles Peddycoart passed away unexpectedly in 2022, according to online obituaries. However, his cause of death was not disclosed.
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