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At Least Eight Shot, MLK Day Event, Ft. Pierce, Florida

Update (2054 EST): All eight victims were adults. However, after the shooting, a juvenile and another adult sustained non-life-threatening injuries from the ensuing stampede.

Update (2030 EST): Local police have confirmed that at least eight people have sustained gunshot wounds, but there are no life-threatening injuries at this time.

At approximately 1917 EST, reports began to emerge of a shooting at Avenue M and North 13th Street intersection in Fort Pierce, Florida. An MLK Day Car Show and Family Fun Day Event was being held near that location at Ilous Ellis Park in Fort Pierce. However, by 2017 EST, police confirmed that dozens of shots were fired. No suspect has been detained so far. Check back for details.

Tessaron
Tessaron
United States Military Academy and American Military University Alumni. Victor covers flash military, intelligence, and geo-political updates.

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