Man shot outside hookah lounge in Port St. Lucie

UPDATE: Police now say the man who was claimed he was shot after leaving a hookah lounge and walking to a gas station was actually injured at a home in the 1700 block of SW Comfort St.

They identified him as  23-year-old Eric Rivera of Port St. Lucie


Four men were in the home at the time when police said 26-year-old Randolph Tribble brought a gun to the patio and shot off a round.

They say it went through a glass door and struck Rivera who was in the kitchen.

He was taken to a hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the clavicle, police said.

Detectives arrested Tribble for violation of probation and obstruction by giving false information to police.

EARLIER: -- Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Port St. Lucie.

Police went to Tradition Medical Center at 1:50 a.m. on Saturday after a 23-year-old man walked into the hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his clavicle.

According to police, the shooting stemmed from an altercation outside of a hookah lounge on SW Bayshore Boulevard.

The investigation is active and ongoing. More details will be added to this story as they become available.

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