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Man arrested after shooting at Pepper Park Beach


Man arrested after shooting at Pepper Park Beach.

The Memorial Day weekend has been filled with deadly shootings across South Florida.

Detectives are investigating a shooting that happened Monday evening at Pepper Park Beach in Fort Pierce.

According to St. Lucie County Sherriff’s Office, after a fight broke out at around 7:15 p.m. between two women, a man started to shooting and a beachgoer was shot.

Deputies were already on scene for a noise complaint in the area and heard the shots in the north end of the parking lot.

“Due to the quick response by our deputies in getting information out about the shooter’s description a traffic stop was made and a suspect has been taken in to custody,” Hester said. “The victim was transported to a local hospital with no threatening injuries.”