*** UPDATE *** Tragically, the patient succumbed to their injuries from this mornings incident. Contrary, to the rumors there was not an altercation between any persons involved in this incident prior to the suicide attempt. The person who was on scene was attempting to stop the attempt while others were contacting law enforcement. We ask you keep this family in your thoughts and prayers. -------------------------- We want to provide an update on the incident which occurred at Advance Auto Parts this morning to stop any rumors. Members of the Wauchula Police Department, Hardee County Sheriff’s Office and Hardee County Fire Rescue responded to a report of a dangerous shooting in the area of Advance Auto Parts this morning at 6:05am. Upon arrival officers discovered a male subject, who had attempted suicide, in the parking in the parking lot of Advance Auto Parts. Immediate medical care was provided, and the patient was transported to Florida Hospital Wauchula where he was stabilized and transferred to a local trauma center via life flight. The patient was not a resident of Hardee County and currently does not appear to have local ties to our community. We have members of the Wauchula Police Department with his family at the hospital and will not be releasing any further information as it remains an ongoing investigation and to ensure the privacy of the family.