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Teen killed in Lakeland

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Lakeland Police are investigating who killed 16-year-old Ricky Wright Thursday night.

Police say they responded to a shooting at a home on Witehurst Street around 11:30 p.m. and found Wright shot. They say Wright was taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center where he later died.

Witnesses said they saw a blue or gray vehicle pull up to the home and fire shots at the victim who was in the yard. The vehicle then took off. According to witnesses there were multiple people in the vehicle.

Police say they have not identified the shooter, but are following leads in the case. Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the Lakeland Police Department.

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