FPPD Investigates Sonic Drive-In Shooting
Fort Pierce, Fl (treasurecoast.com) -On September 20, 2023 at approximately at approximately 5:33 p.m., multiple Fort Pierce Police officers responded to a call of shooting activity in the parking lot of the Sonic Drive-In, located at 2551 South Jenkins Road in Fort Pierce.
Investigation revealed a confrontation took place in the parking lot near the back of the restaurant after a vehicle described as a black 4-door Infiniti sedan pulled in behind a SUV. A male dressed in black wearing a ski mask got out of the Infiniti and fired shots at the SUV. The three occupants of the SUV escaped injury.
The male got back into the Infiniti and fled the scene traveling in an unknown direction. A short time later, the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office reported finding a burned vehicle matching the description of the Infiniti in a wooded area near North 41st and Matanzas Avenue. It isn’t clear if that was the vehicle involved in the shooting.
This case appears to be an isolated incident. It remains active and under investigation. Anyone with information about the crime, the suspect or the vehicle used in the incident is asked to contact Detective Kevin Mohamed at 772-467-6905 (office), 772-979-1451 (cell) or [email protected]. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-(800)-273-8477. The suspect is considered to be possibly armed and dangerous and shouldn’t be approached.
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