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Teen fatally shoots another inside vehicle in Port St. Lucie

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday night in Port St. Lucie.
A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday night in Port St. Lucie.
Posted at 11:32 AM, Dec 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-18 18:08:39-05

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday night in Port St. Lucie.

At approximately 11:38 p.m., police responded to SE Tiffany Avenue and SE Hillmoor Drive in reference to a 911 call reporting a gunshot victim.

Officers located a 15-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.

Officers began lifesaving measures, but the boy died at a local hospital.

Investigators determined the victim was traveling in a vehicle with other passengers. He was sitting in the back seat when a firearm was discharged inside the vehicle, striking and killing him.

A 17-year-old boy who was a passenger in the vehicle has been arrested for the shooting death.

Police will provide further details at a news conference early this week.

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday night in Port St. Lucie.