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2 dead, 1 injured in Fort Pierce triple shooting

1 victim ID'd
Posted at 4:24 AM, Jun 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-06 15:11:38-04

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Three people were shot Sunday night in Fort Pierce, seriously injuring one victim and resulting in the death of two others.

Around 8 p.m., Fort Pierce police were called to the 2000 block of Delaware Ave. to investigate the shooting.

When they arrived, officers said they found three men suffering from gun shot wounds. One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene.

A second victim died on Tuesday, June 4 and has been identified by police as 41-year-old Calletano Molina of Palm City.

The victim that survived is listed in serious condition.

Detectives are working to identify the gunman.

The circumstances surrounding this incident are unclear. However, people who live near where the shooting took place tell NewsChannel 5 they heard several rounds of gunshots and walked to the scene where they saw a truck idling near the corner of Delaware Avenue and S. 21st Street.

Investigators were collecting evidence from the area for several hours Sunday night.

The investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has any information concerning this incident, please contact Detective Jasmine Mojica in the office at 772-467-6905, on her cellphone at 772-302-4807 or after hours at 772-467-6800.