The Clewiston News

HCSO investigates a shooting in unincorporated area of Clewiston

CLEWISTON — A Hendry County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) press release stated that at approximately 6:55 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, HCSO deputies and investigators responded to the area of 1068 Harlem Academy in Clewiston.

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.

HCSO does 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 reward.