Suspect arrested in fatal shooting outside Fort Pierce La Quinta Inn

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting outside Fort Pierce La Quinta Inn

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - A St. Lucie County man face charges in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred last month in the parking lot of a Fort Pierce La Quinta Inn.

Patrick Michael Langel, 32, turned himself in Tuesday.


On Feb. 11, police said a man, identified as Heriberto Nieves, 29, was found shot to death outside the La Quinta Inn on Crossroads Parkway.

The motive for the shooting is unclear.

Langel faces homicide charges.

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