One dead, suspects on the run after 'drug deal gone bad' in Poinciana

Two suspects are on the run after killing a man during a drug deal according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

It happened just after 3 p.m. Monday at the 7-Eleven gas station, located at 398 Marigold Avenue in Poinciana.

The sheriff's office says deputies got there minutes after the shooting and found a man who appeared to have been shot to death inside a car.

Investigators said he was "the victim of a drug-deal gone bad."

The suspects were described by the sheriff's office as black males. Deputies said the men got into a dark blue Chevy vehicle, possibly a Malibu.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 863-298-6200.

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