Vero Beach Homeless Man Shot Dead At Sunoco Gas Station

Sunoco gas station in Vero Beach, Florida.
Sunoco gas station in Vero Beach, Florida.

VERO BEACH – A homeless man was killed late Wednesday night after two people were attacked at a gas station.

Vero Beach police spokeswoman Anna Carden said the shooting occurred about midnight at a Sunoco gas station located at 1901 US 1.

A motorist and his wife shot the man after he threatened them with a knife. The identity of the homeless man has not been released.

Police interviewed everyone involved in the incident and were released.

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No arrests have been made.

The State Attorney’s office is currently reviewing the case.

Carden said that Vero Beach police had had numerous issues with the homeless man before.


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