LATEST: Woman, 20, shot near downtown Stuart; police seek suspects


City police are investigating a shooting late Tuesday at the intersection of East and Lake streets south of downtown Stuart.

A 20-year-old Stuart woman was shot just after 8 p.m. Tuesday. She was taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce. She underwent surgery Tuesday night and was in stable condition on Wednesday afternoon, according to a statement by the Stuart Police Department.

As of Wednesday morning, police had neither a suspect nor a motive for the shooting.

Chief David Dyess said community members including business owners and members of religious organizations have reached out to help with the investigation.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Joseph Calderone at 772-220-3906 or make an anonymous tip by calling the Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 800-273-8477 (TIPS).



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