IRC Sheriff’s Office Searching for Shooter in Vero Beach

Police searching for shooting suspect in Vero Beach.
Police searching for shooting suspect in Vero Beach.

VERO BEACH – Indian River County Sheriff’s officials are investigating a shooting that took place Monday morning at approximately 7:34 a.m. at the Motel 6 in Vero Beach.

One man was shot in the chest and flown to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce.

Deputies are actively searching for a 20-year-old black male, 6 feet tall, driving a 4-door silver car. The vehicle was described as a Nissan Altima.

The name of the shooter has not been released.

Sebastian Daily at the scene.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges grew up in Jupiter, Florida where he began his career in radio and TV broadcasting for over 12 years. He would make a career change to computer programming. Andy spent seven years working for tech companies in Atlanta before moving to Indian River County in 2002. He returned to the news sector in 2005 as a writer. Andy joined Sebastian Daily in 2016 as our editor in chief.