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Clewiston man dies after being shot

Posted at 3:22 PM, Sep 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-14 15:22:47-04

CLEWISTON, Fla — The Hendry County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man was found shot in Clewiston.

Investigators say on Thursday, September 10th, deputies responded to Harlem Gardens.

They say Deputy Sheriff J. Miller heard several gunshots while working a detail in that area.

Investigators say several people reported that a man had been shot and was unresponsive.

That man was identified as 34-year-old Anthony Eric Jamel Balkcom.

He later died from his injuries after he was transported to a trauma center.

This is an ongoing investigation.

If you have any information regarding the shooting, contact the Hendry County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit at (863) 674-5600.