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Police identify 37-year-old man gunned down in Fort Pierce

Victim pronounced dead at HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital
Fort Pierce police vehicle, April 11, 2022
Posted at 1:13 AM, May 13, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-13 21:41:40-04

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Fort Pierce Police identified 37-year-old Levil Smith of Fort Pierce as the man fatally shot Sunday night.

The shooting took place just before 7:30 p.m. in the area of North 24th Street and Canal Terrace.

Investigators said the victim was approached by an unknown person and suffered a gunshot wound.

Smith was taken by St. Lucie County Fire Rescue to HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to contact Detective Viciere at (772) 979-1408 or jviciere@fppd.org. Tips can be made to the Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-8477.