The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that occurred early Thursday morning.
The incident was reported shortly before 4:30 a.m. June 9 in the 4500 block of 33rd Avenue in the Gifford community.
“A single victim was shot and transported to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, where the victim ultimately succumbed to the injuries. We are not identifying the victim at this time,” a sheriff’s spokesperson said in a statement.
There is no known danger to the community.
Currently, detectives are working on all leads. There is no suspect information that can be presently shared.
The Sheriff’s Office continues to have a large presence in the area. Drivers, please find alternate routes.
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