ONE PERSON SHOT DURING LARGE GATHERING IN INDIANTOWN, TWO PEOPLE ARRESTED
Martin County, Fl- A 22-year old woman was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being shot during a large non-sanctioned street party in Indiantown Saturday night.
The incident happened near SW Martin Luther King Boulevard and SW Palm Beach Street just after 10pm. Hundreds of people were gathered to attend the party. Deputies patrolling the area, heard shots and immediately ran into the crowded area to find the source of the gunfire. As they made their way through the crowd, they could see two men still fighting. Both men refused to comply with law enforcement commands, so deputies deployed Tasers.
The shooting suspect is identified as 30-year old Derrick Reed of Ft. Pierce. The man he was fighting with is identified as 22-year old Francisco Hernandez of Indiantown. It was Hernandez girlfriend who was shot during the fight. She sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound and was transported to the hospital.
Derrick Reed was charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Grand Theft of a Firearm, and Possession of MDMA. Francisco Hernandez was charged with resisting arrest without violence. Affidavits will be available on Tuesday.
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