Cops: Woman dead after shooting in Lake City

Published On: Mar 10 2013 06:13:56 PM EDT

Misty Dawn Harper


Police say a woman who was shot Saturday while walking on Marion Avenue in Lake City has died.

The Lake City Police Department said Misty Dawn Harper succumbed to her injuries received from the gunshot Sunday morning at 2 am. Harper was being treated at Shands University Hospital when she passed away, said police.

Police said Harper was taken to the Medical Examiner's office in Jacksonville to determine the cause of death.

At this time, police said the investigation is ongoing. The Lake City Police Department Criminal Investigation Division said they continue to follow up on strong active leads in the case.

Lake City police are asking for the public's assistance in learning more about the shooting. Police say anyone with information can contact the department directly at 386-752-4344, or leave an anonymous tip at 386-719-2068.

Officials said a reward, up to $1,000, is available through Crime Stoppers for any information leading to the capture and arrest of the suspect in this case. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 386-754-7099.


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