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Man dead in Stuart shooting; police search for killer

Shooting occurs at 804 Spruce Ave.
Scene of shooting in Stuart. April 1, 2024
Posted at 3:58 PM, Apr 01, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-01 22:53:57-04

STUART, Fla. — One man is dead after a shooting in Stuart on Monday, police said.

Police were called to the scene at 804 Spruce Ave. at about 11:45 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found the victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

The victim was flown to HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Shooting scene in Stuart. April 1, 2024
Shooting scene in Stuart.

Martin County Sheriff's Office deputies were assisting Stuart police in the search for the shooter. That included investigating a second location, Stuart police said in a news release.

There is no ongoing threat to the community and neighborhood, police said.

Deputies, their helicopter and K-9 units assisted at the scene.

The Martin County Courthouse was placed on lockdown as a precaution.

Police have not identified the victim pending notification of next of kin.