Caloosa Belle

18 year old shot in LaBelle

By Captain Susan Harrelle
Special to the Caloosa Belle
At approximately 1:02 a.m. on Friday, April 15, 2017, Hendry County Deputies responded to the Shell Gas Station at 750 W. State Road 80.

Deputies reported that upon arrival they found 18 year old Brady Walker lying on the pavement suffering from a gunshot wound. Witnesses on scene reported that the victim became involved in an argument with another male, who shot him. The victim was immediately transported for medical care.

At this time, Investigators currently have a person of interest they are attempting to locate for questioning. One of the witnesses described the vehicle as a blue in color Ford Escort type vehicle.

At this time the victim is listed in critical condition. Investigators are continuing to follow up on all leads.

Anyone with any information regarding this shooting is asked to call the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office at 863-674-5600 or you may contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477), where you may become eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 if your tip leads to an arrest.