Multiple Shots Fired Near CR 510 In Vero Beach

Vero Beach suspect runs from police after firing multiple gun shots.
Vero Beach suspect runs from police after firing multiple gun shots.

VERO BEACH – The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call in reference to multiple gunshots being fired near 64th Avenue and CR 510 in Wabasso near Vero Beach.

At the same time, a deputy in the area heard the shots and observed a black Chevy pickup truck traveling at a high rate of speed with no lights.

The truck passed the deputy and a chase began. The truck made it’s final stop at 64th Drive and 86th Lane where the driver bailed out and ran.

The driver is a black male, approximately 5’11” to 6′, wearing a black t-shirt and blue jean shorts.

Deputies gave chase on foot but lost sight of the suspect around 86th Street between 64th Drive and 64th Terrace. A perimeter was set up.

K9 units and a helicopter arrived and conducted a search in the Wabasso area.

During the foot pursuit, a deputy found a small semi-automatic pistol and a shoe.

The investigation is still ongoing.

This story is developing. Check back for more updates.

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