Shooting around 10:30 this morning at 39th and F north of Fort Pierce leaves one dead and one taken to hospital, according to St. Lucie County Sheriff Mascara
Two men were shot, one of them fatally, at 10:30 this morning just north of Fort Pierce at North 39th Street and Avenue F, according to St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken J. Mascara.
Two men were walking in that area when another man pulled up in a black Ford pickup truck. The person driving is described as a black male with dreadlocks wearing a white polo undershirt. He is believed to be the only one in the pickup truck, Sheriff Mascara said.
The man in the pickup truck opened fire, killing one man and injuring another. The injured man is being treated at a local hospital.
Anyone with information is asked to call 9-1-1 in St. Lucie County or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-8477 (website tcwatch.org.) Those who call Crime Stoppers or leave a tip at the website can do so anonymously and be eligible for a cash reward if the tip leads to an arrest.
The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office is working with the Fort Pierce Police Department on these shootings to see if they are linked to any criminal activity int he City of Fort Pierce.
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