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HCSO investigates shooting in unicorporated area of Clewiston

At approximately 6:55 p.m., Sunday, June 3, 2018, Hendry County Deputies and Investigators responded to the area of 1068 Harlem Academy, Clewiston, Florida.

When Deputies arrived on scene they located one victim who was conscious and suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported for medication attention.

Witnesses have reported that the vehicle was black in color but they are not certain of the make, model and year. After the shooting the suspect(s) left the area.

We do not believe the community is in danger. The motive for the shooting is currently unknown.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office at 863-674-5600 or call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477), where you can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a $1,000.00 reward.