‘Multiple victims’ in Fort Pierce shooting at MLK Day event with terrified attendees seen running & ducking behind cars


AT least eight people have reportedly been shot with one in critical condition after gunfire rang out at an MLK family event, according to reports.

Officials confirmed the incident took place at Ilous Ellis Park in Fort Pierce, Florida, where over a thousand people gathered to enjoy the holiday.


Police are investigating a shooting that took place at Ilous Ellis Park in Fort Pierce, FloridaCredit: Twitter/Steve King WPBF
Harrowing footage showed the chaotic aftermath following the shooting


Harrowing footage showed the chaotic aftermath following the shootingCredit: WPBF

The St. Lucie Sheriff’s Department has yet to publicly comment on any injuries or fatalities, but reportedly confirmed the number to WPBF.

Officials told local reports that all of the victims were adults and one is in critical condition.

The outlet reported that another four people, including a child, were injured in the chaotic aftermath.

Harrowing video footage shows cops flooding the scene where the MLK Car Show & Family Fun Day took place.

Bystanders could be seen ducking and running behind cars after gunfire rang out at the event where more than 1,000 people were reportedly in attendance.

Dozens of deputies are in the area searching for a shooter or shooters, according to WPBF.

Police said they would share more information as it becomes available.

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