FORT PIERCE — Fort Pierce police are investigating the city’s 10th homicide of the year, according to a news release issued Thursday.
About 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a call about a person who appeared motionless at the intersection of North 29th Street and Avenue P. They found Fort Pierce resident Dravious Newton, 34, dead in a field with a gunshot wound to his torso, police spokesman Sgt. Dennis McWilliams said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sal Garcia at 772-468-1805, ext. 5248 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800 273-8477 (TIPS). Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to a $1,000.