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Arrest made in deadly Fort Pierce shooting

Posted at 12:23 PM, Sep 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-17 10:07:34-04

FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- Fort Pierce police say they have arrested a suspect in a deadly shooting that happened early Saturday.   

Police say 24-year-old Jeremy Wilson of Fort Pierce was shot after 3 a.m. on the 1100 block of Avenue D.

He was driven to the hospital by a bystander, where he later died from his injuries.

Police said with help from the community they were able to locate a suspect.

Sunday night at 9:30 police said detectives arrested 23-year-old Rodney Ellis of Fort Pierce.

Police have charged him with first-degree murder with a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

He's being held without bond.


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