Fort Pierce police investigate homicide, victim identified

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - Fort Pierce police are currently investigating a homicide which officers say happened around 11:30 Monday morning at Ave E and N 8th Street.

Officers say that when they arrived at the 500 block of N 8th St they found that 24-year old Demetrius Dixon of Fort Pierce had been shot to death next to an abandoned building.

Police say that a K-9 from Port St Lucie police was able to pick up a scent at the scene and they followed it to the 900 block of Ave E.

Investigators say that several persons of interest are being questioned about the homicide.

A suspect has not been identified at this time. 

Anyone with  information regarding the homicide is urged to call Detective Tyrone Campbell at 772-467-6829 or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-8477.

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