One dead in Fort Pierce shooting, no suspect yet

FORT PIERCE, FL – Sheriff Ken Mascara announced that deputies and detectives are investigating a shooting homicide that took place early Saturday morning and left 22-year-old Akiefe Jamal Anderson dead.

According to Chief Deputy Brian Hester, at approximately 2:45 a.m., deputies were patrolling Harbor Pointe Park located on Avenue M Extension East in Fort Pierce.

“Deputies discovered Akiefe Jamal Anderson near his vehicle with a single gunshot wound,” said Chief Deputy Hester. “Anderson was transported to a local hospital where he unfortunately was pronounced deceased,” Hester said.

Deputies learned that there had been a large party in the park, but currently have no suspects related to this incident.

“We are still in the early stages of this investigation, and encourage anyone with information about this incident to please call detectives at (772) 462-3230 or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at (800) 273-8477,” Hester said.

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