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8-14-17

Body found at reported gunshot scene - Lake City


According to a press release from Lake City Police Department from Public information officer Mike Lee, on Sunday, August 13, 2017, at approximately 10:32pm, the Lake City Police Department responded to the area of NW Alma Ave and NW Jefferson St after reports of a gunshot in the area. An anonymous person in the area told a responding officer that someone was lying on the back porch of 742 NW Alma Ave. There, officers discovered the body of Brittney Breshawn Graham (2/12/1987), who had suffered a gunshot wound. Century EMS responded to the scene and declared her deceased.
Lake City Police Officers established a crime scene perimeter and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Crime Scene Investigation Unit responded. LCPD’s Criminal Investigation Division also responded and is currently investigating the death as a homicide.


No suspect information is currently available, and LCPD is requesting any potential witnesses to come forward.


“We encourage anyone who may have been in the area where Brittney Graham was shot to come forward,” said Lake City Police Chief Argatha Gilmore. “Even if you did not see the incident occur, anyone who was present or who may have heard or seen part of the incident could help us solve this case.”


Witnesses may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.00, and can submit their tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers of Columbia County by calling (386) 754-7099 or online at www.columbiacrimestoppers.net