Monday, December 11

Fort Pierce police investigating weekend murder-suicide

Two men are dead following a murder-suicide in Fort Pierce over the weekend.

The Fort Pierce Police Department said officers responded to a shooting in the 200 block of North 8th Street just before 7 p.m. Saturday.

Officers found a 58-year-old man who had been shot multiple times, as well as a 66-year-old man with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Both men were taken to HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital, where they died from their injuries.

Police have not released the names of either man.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Det. Troy Carter at 772-467-6856 (office), 772-332-9646 (cell), or

You can also call Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-8477.

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