Shooting in Ft. Pierce hospitalizes man - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Shooting in Ft. Pierce hospitalizes man

FT. PIERCE, FL (WFLX) - Scripps Treasure Coast Nuewspapers is reporting a man in this 30s led St. Lucie County sheriff's deputies on a chase through Ft. Pierce.

The man drove across an empty playground at Dan McCarty Elementary, ran several stoplights and rammed into several deputies' patrol cars before crashing into a tree.

Deputies told him to get out his car; insted, he revved up his car and started backing up towards the deputies. That's when shots were fired.

The man, allegedly shot twice in the torso, is being treated at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center. & Heart Institute.

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