Man shot in Port St. Lucie after altercation

Happened outside of the Hookah Moon Lounge
Posted at 1:10 PM, Nov 28, 2016

A man was shot early Sunday morning in Port St. Lucie.

The victim, a 23-year-old man, was dropped off at a hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg, according to police.

The man told investigators that he was involved in an altercation with a man outside of the Hookah Moon Lounge.

The victim claimed the other person punched him in the face and then ran off.

A short time later the victim said he heard someone say, ‘he’s got a gun,’ and that’s when he was shot.

The victim told police he did not know the suspect who was described as a white male with short hair. He was wearing a black bandana, black shirt and dark colored jeans.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Port St. Lucie Police Department at (772) 871-5001 or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273 TIPS.