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1 Dead After Shooting in South Vero

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Both the suspect and the victim knew each other but neither their identities, nor the nature of their relationship, are not being released at this time.

Vero - Tuesday May 17, 2022: One person is dead following a shooting that happened shortly before 10 p.m. Monday night in a home along the 700 block of 5th Place SW in south Vero.

The Indian River County Sheriff's Office reports that Multiple witnesses were in the home at the time of the shooting and they have been cooperating with the investigation.

The suspect who is believed to have fired the gun is in custody. Both the suspect and the victim knew each other, but neither their identities, nor the nature of their relationship, are being released at this time because the case is still actively under investigation, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

The shooting was isolated and "there is no immediate threat to the community," states the release from the Sheriff. The circumstances surrounding the shooting remain under investigation.