IRC Sheriff’s seek help in shooting investigation

Indian River County Sheriff’s Detectives seek help in shooting investigation.

Indian River County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call of a shooting in the 4400 block of 28th Avenue at around 9:30 last night. They located siblings Norris Jones  and Lakeisha Jones  with gunshot wounds.

Lakeisha had multiple gunshot wounds. She was airlifted from Indian River Medical Center to Lawnwood.  She is still being treated but is expected to survive.

Norris Jones was treated at IRMC and released.

Both  told detectives that as they were leaving their home, two black males wearing ski masks entered the home and began shooting at them. The two males are described as being approximately 6’1″ tall, one skinny and the other with medium build.

There were also illegal narcotics  observed in plain view.  Detectives secured a search warrant for the home for both the narcotics and evidence in the shooting. Norrris Jones has been uncooperative with detectives since being released from the hospital.

Indian River County Sheriff Deryl Loar stated, “We are seeking help from the community in this case. Somebody out there knows the people responsible or may have information that could lead to an arrest in this case.” Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-TIPS (8477) or . You can remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00.

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