[Update] PCSO seeking information in road rage-related shooting and attempted murder

Updated post – October 17th, 2023 – 7:29 PM

UPDATE to road rage shooting that occurred Sunday, October 15th, off of I-4 in Davenport

The victim, Kevin Berry of Altamonte Springs, has been removed from life support and was declared deceased at approximately 6:25 pm this evening.

Heartland Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect in this fatal shooting.

www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com or download the P3tips app on your mobile device.


Original post – October 16th, 2023, 9:07 AM

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent road rage incident and shooting that occurred just after 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 15, 2023, on the I-4 off-ramp to US Hwy 27 in Davenport. The victim, 58-year-old Kevin Berry of Altamonte Springs, was heading to work in Polk County when he was shot by an unknown suspect. He is in grave condition at a local hospital.

Sheriff Grady Judd gave an update on this case and it is posted on the PCSO YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZfJve8tZKI

Berry was heading west on I-4 and had just exited when the shooting occurred. One witness who came forward reported seeing a white Dodge truck (Berry’s) and a dark-colored two-door car driving around each other aggressively, moving back and forth between lanes on the off-ramp and then stopping. The witness heard both drivers yelling at each other. The witness reported possibly three other vehicles in the area at the time, whose drivers/occupants may have also witnessed the incident. The suspect could have fled south down US Hwy 27 or got back onto the Interstate.

Berry was found on the ground outside his truck parked in the middle lane of the off-ramp.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have seen or heard something between 2:00 and 2:15 a.m. to please contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at (863) 298-6200 and reference case number 23-42221.

If you have information regarding this crime and wish to remain anonymous, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers in one of four ways:

CALL 1-888-400 TIPS (8477)
DIAL **TIPS from your cell phone
VISIT the website www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com and click on “Submit A Tip,”
DOWNLOAD the free “P3tips” app on your smartphone or tablet.

You will always remain anonymous and you may be eligible for a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest.

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