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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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.