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2-year-old child shot in head in Port St. Lucie

Child taken to St. Mary's Medical Center in critical condition
A 2-year-old child was shot in the head in Port St. Lucie Friday night.
crime scene van outside scene where 2-year-old shot in head in Port St. Lucie
Posted at 12:23 PM, Jun 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-13 21:15:35-04

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A 2-year-old child was shot in the head Friday night in Port St. Lucie.

Police said the shooting occurred just before midnight at the Evergreen Condominium complex.

"The 2-year-old had a gunshot wound to the head but was still breathing," Port St. Lucie police Assistant Chief Richard Del Toro said. "The child was transported to St. Mary's Medical Center and is currently in critical condition."

Police are looking for Mohamed Faiyaz. The 21-year-old was present at the time of the shooting.

Anyone with information as to his whereabouts is asked to please call 911 or the Port St. Lucie Police Department at 772-871-5001.

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