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Bartow police search for suspects in fatal shooting
Detectives are searching for two masked men who shot and killed a Polk County man, and wounded another, Bartow Police said. Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the vicinity of 1155 Britts Lane at around 3:45 a.m. and discovered Tommy Johnson, 27, of Bartow, and Kenneth Thornton, 34, also of Bartow, had been shot, police said. Johnson was transported to Lakeland Regional Medical Center where he died from his injuries, police said. No motive or specific suspects have been identified, police said.Stay with TBO.com for updates.