Man arrested in connection with shooting that injured 2 teens in Gifford

Antonio Christopher Woods, 21, faces multiple charges
Indian River County Sheriff's Office
Posted at 11:25 AM, Aug 04, 2023
and last updated 2023-08-04 11:31:34-04

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. — Indian River County Sheriff deputies have arrested a man in connection with a double shooting that left two teenagers hospitalized.

Deputies arrested Antonio Christopher Woods Thursday night. Authorities said he is responsible for the shooting that wounded two teens, 17 and 18, at the Taylor Point Apartments back on June 27.

Indian River County Sheriff Eric Flowers at scene of shooting Taylor Pointe apartments in Gifford on June 27, 2023.jpg

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Indian River County Sheriff Eric Flowers announced the arrest on Facebook Thursday. He said one of the teens is in grave condition.

"The victim in this case, 18-year-old male, paralyzed for life, just slipped into a coma, we're not sure if he's going to make it or not," Flowers said on Facebook Live. "This could turn into a murder case."

Woods, 21, of Vero Beach faces multiple charges.

Deputies are now urging anyone with information about the shooting to contact Indian River County Sheriff's Office.

"We know there are other people involved in this," Flowers said. "If you know something about this case, please let us know."