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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