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Port St. Lucie police investigating shooting outside hookah lounge


Port St. Lucie police are searching for a man involved in a shooting early Sunday at a hookah lounge.

The 23-year-old victim told police he was shot by a man who also punched him in the face, police said.

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The shooting took place outside the Hookah Moon in the 300 block of Southeast Port St. Lucie Boulevard about 2 a.m.

When police arrived they found several shell casings, but no victim.

During their investigation, police were notified that a man was at Tradition Medical Center with a gunshot to the leg.

The man said he had been in a physical altercation with the shooter in the lounge’s parking lot.

A short time later, the victim heard someone say, “He’s got a gun,” then was shot in the leg.

The shooter is not known to the victim. He is described as a white male wearing a black bandana, black shirt, and dark-colored jeans with a short haircut.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (772) 871-5001 or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-TIPS (8477).


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