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Man shot at Motel 6 in Indian River County later dies at hospital

Posted at 9:14 AM, Apr 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-02 18:17:56-04

The Indian River County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting at a motel Monday morning west of Vero Beach. 

The sheriff's office tweeted that the shooting occurred at a Motel 6 located at 8800 20th St.

The 44-year-old victim, whose name has not been released, was shot in the chest and air lifted to Lawnwood Medical Center in Fort Pierce where he later died.

The identity of the victim has not been released at this time.

Detectives are currently seeking a person of interest, Jordan Dawkins, 20, of Indian River County.

A motive for the shooting has not been determined.

 Anyone with information on this cases is urged to contact Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-TIPS (8477) or