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16-year-old killed in Okeechobee County shooting

Teen pronounced dead at Fort Pierce hospital
Posted at 3:23 PM, Nov 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-17 15:23:18-05

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. — A 16-year-old boy was killed in a shooting late Monday in Okeechobee County.

Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Michelle Bell said deputies were called to Raulerson Hospital shortly before 11:30 p.m. after a teenager showed up there suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was transferred to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce, where he was later pronounced dead.

Detectives were investigating the fatal shooting.

No other information was immediately available.