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Driver injured in Fort Pierce drive-by shooting

Victim struck multiple times
Posted at 1:39 PM, Oct 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-23 21:35:51-04

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Detectives with the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office are investigating a drive-by shooting that happened Friday night.

According to deputies, a newer model white Dodge Journey SUV was passing an oncoming vehicle in the 2800 block of Juanita Avenue about 6:30 p.m. when the driver fired several shots into a passing car.

The driver of the passing car was struck multiple times and was hospitalized for treatment.

"During the altercation, the passenger side mirror on the Dodge Journey was struck and broken off the vehicle," Chief Deputy Brian Hester said. "We hope this is helpful in trying to identify and locate the vehicle."

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to please call Detective Eric Wax at 772-462-3291 or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 800-273-8477.