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Man critically injured in Fort Pierce shooting

Victim in critical but stable condition
Fort Pierce police crime scene vehicle
Posted at 11:47 AM, Mar 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-06 11:47:28-05

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — A man was critically injured in a shooting early Saturday in Fort Pierce.

At 3 a.m., Fort Pierce police responded to the 2100 block of S. 31st Street in reference to a domestic dispute.

According to police the suspect, Gary Clanton, 69, shot a 42-year-old man.

The victim was transported to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in critical but stable condition.

Clanton was arrested on one count of attempted murder.

The investigation continues and police say there is no immediate threat to the community.

Anyone with information on this incident are asked to contact Detective Ludmila Quintao at 772-370-6136.