Two arrested after shooting at residential home in Port St. Lucie

Two arrested after shooting at residential home in Port St. Lucie

On June 20, 2016 Port St. Lucie Police arrested Demetric Tyies Gordon (DOB 5/23/96, 3855 44th Street, Vero Beach) on the charges of shooting a deadly missile at a dwelling, firing a gun from a vehicle, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Two arrested after shooting at residential home in Port St. Lucie

Two arrested after shooting at residential home in Port St. Lucie

Police also arrested Gordon’s 17 year old male accomplice for conspiring to commit a crime and firing a deadly missile at a dwelling.

On June 20, 2016 at around 1:05 am, Port St. Lucie Police went to the 400 block of SE Karney Terrace for reports that someone shot a shotgun at the house.  Police arrived at the house and noticed the front door and window had been shot with a shotgun.  Police found three spent shotgun shell casings in the road directly in front of the house.

Police were given a description of the suspect’s car, which was a white Mercury Marquis.  Police located the car a couple of blocks away in the 1200 block of SE Nancy Lane.  Present with the car was Gordon, his girlfriend, and Gordon’s 17 year old male accomplice.  Police searched the car and found a shotgun in the trunk of the vehicle and a small caliber handgun under the front seat of the vehicle.

Two arrested after shooting at residential home in Port St. Lucie

Two arrested after shooting at residential home in Port St. Lucie

During the investigation police learned that the victim’s juvenile daughter and Gordon’s girlfriend have been arguing and sending harassing text and phone messages to each other.  This evening the tensions between the girls escalated when the victim’s daughter’s boyfriend drove past Gordon and gestured like he had a gun.

Two arrested after shooting at residential home in Port St. Lucie

Two arrested after shooting at residential home in Port St. Lucie

Gordon allegedly heard a loud bang and thought that the boyfriend shot at his car.  Gordon along with his 17 year old accomplice then drove past the victim’s house.  As they passed the house, Gordon shot three rounds from his shotgun at the front of the residence as the 17 year old accomplice steered the car.

Two arrested after shooting at residential home in Port St. Lucie

Two arrested after shooting at residential home in Port St. Lucie

Police seized the guns, collected the shotgun shells and arrested Gordon and his 17 year old accomplice for shooting at the victim’s house.  Gordon was taken to the St. Lucie County Jail for booking and the 17 year old was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center.

No one was injured during this incident.

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