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Person in custody after report of shots fired in Indian River County, sheriff's office says

Posted at 12:58 PM, Jan 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-05 16:32:15-05

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. — A person was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon in Indian River County after a report of shots fired in a neighborhood south of Vero Beach.

According to a post on the sheriff's office Facebook page, there was a report of a shooting that occurred shortly before 12:30 p.m. in 2400 block Second Ave. SE.

The sheriff's office previously encouraged residents to remain in their homes during the investigation. Drivers were also asked to avoid the neighborhood.

Just before 1 p.m., sheriff's office spokeswoman Debbie Carson said a person was taken into custody, and no one was injured.

Carson said the scene was cleared but did not offer any further details about the incident.