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2 men dead in weekend murder-suicide in Fort Pierce

Shooting leaves 2 dead in 200 block of North Eighth Street, police say
Fort Pierce murder-suicide aftermath in 200 block of North Eighth Street, Sept. 18, 2023
Posted at 9:12 AM, Sep 18, 2023
and last updated 2023-09-18 16:52:01-04

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Two men are dead following a murder-suicide in Fort Pierce over the weekend.

The Fort Pierce Police Department said officers responded to a shooting in the 200 block of North Eighth Street just before 7 p.m. Saturday.

Officers found a 58-year-old man who had been shot multiple times, as well as a 66-year-old man with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Both men were taken to HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital, where they died from their injuries.

Police have not released the names of either man.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Detective Troy Carter at 772-467-6856 or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 800-273-8477.